Place and space are not simply interesting theoretical questions, but factors that indelibly shape the working and teaching conditions of our colleagues across our fields, disciplines, and profession.
Chiara Giovanni's blog
Curriculum design has always reflected broader political concerns.
It is possible to teach “great books” without reifying their status as such.
As long as these debates about the value of humanistic teaching continue to be held within an U.S. frame, we will necessarily privilege certain arguments, certain narratives.
Tailoring our pedagogy to our specific lived conditions is a lesson from our colleagues in Karachi and Singapore that will shape the future of our teaching here at Stanford.
By focusing on the possible intellectual and affective connections between us and Plato, Seneca, and Du Bois we keep cultures and their art alive.