Submitted by Chris Bourg on Sun, 09/28/2008 - 18:07.
The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity is offering a five-week course on "Presidential Politics: Race, Class, Faith & Gender in the 2008 Election". The course "will explore how issues of race, class, faith and gender have shaped the candidates, campaigns, and our society.
Course registration is required for undergraduate and graduate students.
For further reading on presidential politics, try searches like these in Socrates:
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Fri, 09/26/2008 - 17:06.
American Primers & Readers: Featuring the Words and Collection of Richard L. Venezky opens Monday, September 15, in the Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on the second floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library, Stanford University. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Thu, 09/25/2008 - 20:33.
The Stanford Libraries' Second Life island includes a virtual library. Second Life (SL) is a virtual world run by Linden Lab, based in San Francisco. Populated by avatars, SL is more than simply a game or a virtual representation of real life (RL). There are currently over 8.3 million avatars in SL, of which approximately 1.8 million are active users.
For more information see: SULAIR Creates Library in Second Life.
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Wed, 09/24/2008 - 19:14.
If you missed the Green Library tours we gave during New Student Orientation week, this is your chance to learn about our great resources and find out where all the best study spaces are.