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Stan Brakhage: Triple Vision

November 18, 2021
by Katharine A Keller

One night only! Do not miss this experimental film extravaganza!

Stanford Department of Art & Art History presents Stan Brakhage: Triple Vision, a film installation showcasing a recent acquisition by the Bowes Art & Architecture Library.

Photo of Cemetery of the salt mining Rica Aventura, María Elena, Chile

Remembering "Day of the Dead" Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

October 31, 2021
by Adan Griego

We lived in a farming community in the outskirts of Ciudad Juárez, not far from the Rio Grande, as it appeared in U.S. maps. In first grade, at the Escuela Rural Federal Primero de Mayo, we would learn it as Río Bravo del Norte. The towns of Ysleta, Socorro, and San Elizario, on the other side of the River, were familiar names from the many relatives who would visit us on weekends. One year they donated electric blankets, never mind that we had no electricity!

A screenshot of Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities where Camille Villa presented on IIIF for bringing art into the game.

Building pandemic-era community with "Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities"

October 25, 2021
by Quinn Dombrowski

When campuses across the world shut down their physical spaces in March 2020, lecture series were canceled or moved to Zoom, where many of them remain to this day. Speakers and attendees learned how to manage the gaze of the webcam with carefully curated spaces in their homes, virtual backgrounds, special lighting, or reducing their presence to a simple black square.

Image of stack of parchment with handwriting on top showing the opening lines of Beowulf

Scribe C: Rewriting the Beowulf Manuscript - a Seminar with Cheryl Jacobsen

October 18, 2021
by Benjamin L Albritton

For the latest event in an ongoing series co-sponsored with Stanford Text Technologies, the Libraries were delighted to host Cheryl jacobsen (University of Iowa, Center for the Book) on Oct. 14, 2021 for an online seminar where she presented her work copying the Old English poem, Beowulf, in a hand and layout matched to that of the original scribe, to produce a commission for a private collector.

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