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Posts Tagged ‘Institute for Diversity in the Arts’

Announcing the Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellowship

New fund gives Stanford undergraduates the opportunity to spend a summer working full time in the arts with a focus on racial/social justice issues.

It is with great pride that we announce the Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellowship, at the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. This program is named and funded in honor of Lyric McHenry Stanford class of 2014. While at Stanford, Lyric interned at IDA, majored in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity,…

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New leadership at Stanford’s Institute for Diversity in the Arts

Adam Banks and A-lan Holt are making the arts a core part of the learning experience.

Adam Banks, professor of education in Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). A-lan Holt, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. Both appointments were made at the end of academic year 2018-19 and they are already…

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New Stanford mural connects campus to local nature, diversity and history

Visit Harmony House, which is located on Lomita Drive, across the street from the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden, to see the newest work of public art on campus.

In the waning days of spring quarter, Mother Earth appeared on campus. She arrived without fanfare, although there was music and spontaneous dancing as artist Jess X. Snow painted a Mother Earth figure – made of branches and native California poppies – on an exterior wall of Harmony House, a community center for undergraduate artists. In the…

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Islamic Voices: Music of the Arab Spring

Music directly fueled the outbreak of the Arab Spring protests, which began in late 2010 in the streets of Tunisia and then spilled over into Egypt and spread across the Middle East and North Africa. As these protests and demonstrations of dissatisfaction with local governments were met with violent repression, revolutionaries responded with unparalleled forms…

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A Stanford event: How the arts contribute to the Occupy movement

Students and members of the community explore how artists have occupied spaces in order to transform them, and consider the role of the arts in economic, immigrant, political and social justice struggles.

The word “occupy” was on several short lists for word of the year after the Occupy Wall Street protest launched in New York City’s Zuccotti Park last fall. The word was certainly on the minds of H. Samy Alim, Jeff Chang, Tania Mitchell, Ramón Saldívar and José Davíd Saldívar when they developed an entire course…

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