Tag: role

  • Professors reflect on evolving role of democracy in global politics

    Students, alumni and professors celebrated the importance of voting and reflected on the role of American democracy in global affairs at the Democracy Day International Luncheon this Tuesday. Stanford has observed Democracy Day since 2021. The third-annual event canceled classes for the day in an effort to increase student voter turnout. The international luncheon, catered…

  • Shane Denson’s ‘Post-Cinematic Bodies’ redefines art’s role in the age of algorithms

    On Monday, room 426 of Margaret Jacks Hall was packed to the brim with people eagerly waiting to hear Shane Denson celebrate the launch of his 2023 book, “Post-Cinematic Bodies.” Denson, an associate professor of film and media studies, recalled how this environment was a far cry from the pandemic-muted response to the release of…

  • An invitation to reconsider: The role of the theater

    Yonatan Laderman’s column “An Invitation to Reconsider” examines the different elements of a theater production in order to rethink life and theater with unorthodoxy. a stage has all stages in it when we fell from the skies into the wombs, no one mentioned how hard the ground was.  when I step in it’s all dark, one lamp remained on. abandoned. …

  • An invitation to reconsider: The role of the critic

    Yonatan Laderman’s column “An Invitation to Reconsider” examines the different elements of a theater production in order to rethink life and theater with unorthodoxy. Theater is ephemeral. How do we even know that we’ve seen a show? We can say we remember the show, as a collective. We share the memory of the event and…

  • Emmit Pert to assume role of GSC deputy chair

    Graduate Student Council co-chair Kristen Jackson, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in race, inequality, language and inclusion, announced that she would be stepping down as co-chair during the council’s Wednesday meeting.  “It’s been a pleasure working toward the hard goals and I’m excited to see the cool things we’ve accomplished,” Jackson said in an address to…