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Please consider submitting or nominating articles and chapters on the works of Herman Melville published in 2020 for consideration for the Hennig Cohen Prize. Preference is given to newer scholars in the field of Melville studies. Since 1998, the…

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The new director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity shares her determination for Stanford and CCSRE to remain leaders in race studies.

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Light thickens, and the crow makes wing to the rooky Arboretum. What dark augury is this? It can only mean one thing... EGSC Happy Hours are returning to Margaret Jacks Hall, and just in time for Halloween. 

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Dear friends and colleagues,

I hope this message finds you well. We are very excited to announce the return of the Stanford Workshop in Poetics for the 2021-2022 academic year. In particular, we are pleased to share that, barring any…

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The latest issue of the Journal of Transnational American Studies, a journal co-sponsored by Stanford’s American Studies Program, is now online. The journal is proud to publish a new essay by Kevin K. Gaines, "Reflections on Ben Okri, Goenawan…