Guide to the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts Videorecordings

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: V0251
Creator: Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts.
Title: Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts videorecordings
Dates: 1999-2006
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Physical Description: (31 videotapes)
Summary: Lecturers represented in this collection include Svetlana Alpers (art history), Elaine Scarry (human rights and the humanities), Lynn Hunt (the novel and human rights), Hazel V. Carby (racializing subjects in post-World War II Britain), Wendy Doniger (self-imitation in ancient India, Shakespeare and Hollywood), Merce Cunningham (in conversation with John Rockwell, dance critic for the NY Times), and Douglas R. Hofstadter (analogy as the core of cognition).
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

Access: tapes that are not VHS will need to be reformatted prior to use.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

. Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts brings the most distinguished scholars, artists, and critics of our time to the Stanford University campus for lectures, seminars, panel discussions, and a variety of related interactions with faculty, students, and the community at large.

Description of the Collection

Lecturers represented in this collection include Svetlana Alpers (art history), Elaine Scarry (human rights and the humanities), Lynn Hunt (the novel and human rights), Hazel V. Carby (racializing subjects in post-World War II Britain), Wendy Doniger (self-imitation in ancient India, Shakespeare and Hollywood), Merce Cunningham (in conversation with John Rockwell, dance critic for the NY Times), and Douglas R. Hofstadter (analogy as the core of cognition).

Access Terms

Alpers, Svetlana.
Carby, Hazel V.
Cunningham, Merce.
Doniger, Wendy.
Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
Hunt, Lynn Avery.
Rockwell, John.
Scarry, Elaine.
Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts.
Videorecordings.


Collection Contents

 

Videos

Box 1

V251.1 Presidential Lectures: Aesthetic Autonomy in the Age of Late Capitalism with Frederic Jameson, January 25, 1999.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.2 Presidential Lectures: No Future? Literature and Cultural Politics with Beatriz Sarlo, February 22, 1999.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.3 Series: Presidential Lectures: Sleep of Reason Produces… with Alexander Nehamas, March 8, 1999.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.4 Presidential Lectures: What Are We Looking For? Expectations in Art History with Svetlana Alpers, November 8, 1999.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.5 Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Human Rights and the Humanities, February 12, 2001.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.6 Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Human Rights and the Humanities (Spivak), February 12, 2001. (copy 1 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.7 Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Human Rights and the Humanities (Spivak), February 12, 2001. (copy 2 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.8 Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Human Rights and the Humanities, February 21, 2001. (copy 1 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 1

V251.9 Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Human Rights and the Humanities, February 21, 2001. (copy 2 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251.10 Stanford Humanities: Elaine Scarry lecture, February 25, 2002, VHS.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 1

V251. 11 Lynn Hunt: Stanford Humanities Department Presidential Speakers Series, SVHS MASTER copy, April 8, 2002. (master copy)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.12 Lynn Hunt: Stanford Humanities Department Presidential Speakers Series, April 8, 2002. (copy 1 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.13 Lynn Hunt: Stanford Humanities Department Presidential Speakers Series, April 8, 2002. (copy 2 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.14 Lynn Hunt: Stanford Humanities Department Presidential Speakers Series, April 8, 2002. (copy 3 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.15 Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Endowed Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Dr. R. L. Brown -- Scholarship and Imagination: The Study of Late Antiquity, January 27, 2003. (copy 1 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.16 Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Endowed Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Dr. R. L. Brown -- Scholarship and Imagination: The Study of Late Antiquity, January 27, 2003. (copy 2 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.17 Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Endowed Lectures in the Humanities and Arts: Dr. R. L. Brown -- Scholarship and Imagination: The Study of Late Antiquity, January 27, 2003. (copy 3 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.18 Brown Presidential Series, January 27, 2003.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 2

V251.19 Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center Events, Monday, November 3, 2003, 7PM: “Child of Empire: Racializing Subjects in Post World War II Britain”, Hazel V. Carby, November 3, 2003. (copy 1 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.20 Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center Events, Monday, November 3, 2003, 7PM: “Child of Empire: Racializing Subjects in Post World War II Britain”, Hazel V. Carby, November 3, 2003. (copy 2 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251. 21 Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center Events, Monday, November 3, 2003, 7PM: “Child of Empire: Racializing Subjects in Post World War II Britain”, Hazel V. Carby, November 3, 2003. (copy 3 of 3)

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 2

V251.22 Wendy Doniger, February 23, 2004.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 2

V251. 23 Appiah Pres. Lecture, November 1, 2004. [Supposedly Tape 1 of 2; Tape 2 not present]

Physical Description: 1 videotape (MiniDV)
Box 3

V251.24 Merce Cunningham Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center, March 9, 2005

Physical Description: 1 videotape (Betacam SP L)
Box 3

V251.25 Merce Cunningham Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center, March 9, 2005.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 3

V251.26 Stanford Presidential Lecture Video, 15 Minutes, Cunningham Dance Foundation [no date given; probably March 9, 2005].

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)
Box 3

V251.27 Merce Cunningham Presidential Lecture, Stanford Humanities Center, March 9, 2005.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 3

V251.28 Stanford Humanities Merce Cunningham, March 9, 2005.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 3

V251.29 Presidential Lecture with Carolyn Abbate, May 2, 2005.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 3

V251. 30 Presidential Lecture D.R. Hofstadter, February 6, 2006. [Tape #1, but Tape #2 not present]

Physical Description: 1 videotape (DVCAM)
Box 3

V251.31 Douglas R. Hofstadter Analogy as the Core of Cognition Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Lecture, February 6, 2006.

Physical Description: 1 optical disc (DVD)