Blog topic: Education

Guest blogger: Hana/Connor Yankowitz (Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & University Archives Student Intern) - Pt. 2

Stanford University, Program in Feminist Studies, logo, 1997, Stanford University, Feminist Studies Program, records (SC0673), Stanford University Archives.
March 10, 2023
by Josh Schneider

This week we are excited to welcome and hear from one of our talented University Archives student interns, Hana/Connor Yankowitz (Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies '23), in the second of a two-part series tracing their path to the Archives, and their work to uncover the history of gender studies at Stanford. ...

Guest blogger: Hana/Connor Yankowitz (Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & University Archives Student Intern) - Pt. 1

Hana/Connor Yankowitz
February 13, 2023
by Josh Schneider

Hello everyone! :D I go by Hana or Connor Yankowitz (they/them), and I am a fifth-year Stanford undergrad studying queer art, culture, and history in the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (aka FGSS; formerly known as Feminist Studies). I’m also currently a historical research intern for FGSS at the University Archives, unearthing the history of my favorite interdisciplinary academic program as well as its predecessors in gender and sexuality studies. ...

Tabletop Tuesday: Chris Bennett on the history of women's suffrage games

Image of parts of the board game Votes for Women, with document reproductions
January 19, 2023
by Kathleen M Smith

The Hohbach Hall Seminar room was jam-packed on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, as a large and enthusiastic crowd came to hear game designer Chris Bennett present on the past and present of suffragette games.

Fall 2022 Gear-Up for Science Data

September 25, 2022
by Alma Elizabeth Parada

Working with science data can be tough! Real datasets are often complex, with each type of data bringing along it its own needs for quality control, management, and analysis. Feeling overwhelmed? You're not alone!

The Stanford Libraries and the Lane Medical Library are very excited to announce that the Fall 2022 Gear-Up will focus on dealing with real data in the sciences. This event will consist of a series of virtual and hybrid workshops over 3 days, Monday - Wednesday October 10-12, culminating in an in-person research symposium and social hour on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

Estonian visiting fellows talk about their 2022 Stanford fellowships

2022 Estonian fellows Anna-Maria Osula (TalTech), Piret Ehin (University of Tartu), and Anu Masso (TalTech)
August 25, 2022
by Liisi Esse

Stanford University Libraries, along with The Europe Center and The Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, recently launched two new fellowship programs that brought five Estonian scholars to Stanford in 2022. The Short-Term Research Fellowship at Stanford University for Estonian Scholars and The Global Digital Governance Fellowship at Stanford Un

Chillin’ through summer

Cover of Mighty Jack and Zita the Space girl
April 29, 2022
by Kelly L Roll

It is never too early to think about summer reading. Picture it now: a comfy chair, a chilled beverage, and a stack of books. The Education Library has got you covered from Pre-K to 12th grade in the TBR department.

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch Global Conversations

Photo of Vabamu, Tallinn, Estonia
April 17, 2022
by Liisi Esse

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch Global Conversations, a new series of talks, lectures, and seminars focusing on the benefits and fragility of freedom.

A great loss for children's literature

Cover of In Plain Sight
November 1, 2021
by Kelly L Roll

This year has seen the loss of two great illustrators. Earlier this year the kid lit industry suffered the loss of Floyd Cooper.  Floyd Cooper explored the African-American experience through the lens of history. Through his work he hoped to recount pieces of history that were either not taught or barely taught.    He certainly achieved that with his most recent work -  Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre.  He also created affirmative  illustrations in books like The Blacker the Berry, a 2009 Coretta Scott King illustrator award winner.