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Monday, November 25, 2013

cubberley historical curriculum

Check out the soft launch of the Cubberley Historical Curriculum Resource Collection database. These are materials written mostly for teachers by national, state and local boards/departments of education, as well as other groups devoted to improving instruction.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Janice Ross, a professor of theater and performance studies at Stanford, has studied how ballet gave voice to political protest and challenged the Soviet regime in the works of Russian choreographer Leonid Yakobson (1904-1975), particularly in his well-known Spartacus.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Socialist Press Poster
by Sarah Sussman

Between Theory and Practice:
The 19th Century French Socialist Press at the Stanford University Libraries
IC Classroom, Green Library, Stanford University
November 1-2, 2013

The Gustave Gimon Collection on French Political Economy is one of the highlights of Stanford University Libraries’ French collections. With materials spanning from the 16th century through 1848, one part of this collection has received particular attention by researchers -the nineteenth century French socialist press.

Monday, October 21, 2013

"Libertad" by Ester Hernandez c 1976, reproduced courtesy of the artist. From M1301, Ester M. Hernandez collection, ca. 1960-2000, flat box 10 [Liberdad]. SUL Special Collections

by Mattie Taormina and Regina Roberts

When Patti Hanlon-Baker, Associate Director for Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, asked if SUL might like to participate in the Ninth Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics conference, Chris Bourg, Mattie Taormina, and Regina Roberts gladly welcomed the invitation. With 425 conference attendees coming to Stanford to hear papers on global feminist rhetoric and keynote speakers such as Dorothy Allison, Lynda Barry, and Lisa Ede, we saw this as a great opportunity to reinforce, once again, the idea of integrating library resources into the research process and conversation.

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