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Fall Quarter with IDA

At IDA, we’ve had a beautiful beginning to our year. This quarter we’ve welcomed a new team of 11 student fellows, who have shared with us their artistic crafts and visions for the program. We opened the year with our annual Open House, where we shared music and joy with musician Calina Lawrence, whose music…

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CBPA’s Healing in the Afro-Present

On Sunday, March 4th, the Committee on Black Performing Arts (CBPA) hosted our debut event as a renewed collective: “Healing in the Afro-Present*: A Divinity Salon.” Our day together started with a land acknowledgment ceremony by Amara Tabor Smith. We then moved into rose water making and guided meditation with A-lan Holt. Jade A. Fair…

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An Evening with Fatimah Asghar

On February 27th, 2019, students and community members gathered at the Stanford Humanities Center to welcome poet Fatimah Asghar. Asghar read from her new collection, “If They Come for Us” which Roxane Gay described as “An outstanding collection of poetry . . . wonderful play with form . . . These poems cover so much—identity,…

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Concert and talkback with tïna-hanäé and Sabine Holler

We were blessed to host the artists of tïna-hanäé and Sabine Holler during the first week of winter quarter 2018. A four-piece Shinto-futurist band from Queens, NY,  the Asian American femme artists of tïna-hanäé combine strings, electronics, and taiko drum to explore the intersections of ecological and social realms in their work. Sabine Holler is a…

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