Watch “The Game God(S),” by Adrian L. Burrell

This morning the New Yorker Documentary premiered “The Game God(S)” by IDA visiting artist Adrian L. Burrell. The New Yorker reports that the film “pries open myths of modern Blackness and ties one of America’s greatest beliefs back to its greatest sin.” Watch the film and read the accompanying article below. Shaking The Foundations of the…

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We’re Hiring at IDA

We're Hiring at IDA

We’re Hiring for two full-time positions at IDA, The Institute for Diversity in the Arts The Program Manager works directly with students to support some of our key fellowships and programs, including the IDA fellowship program and the @lyricmchenryfellows program. A chance to support and develop the next generation of diverse artists and arts leaders,…

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Introducing the 2021 Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellows

It is with great excitement that we introduce the 2021 Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellowship recipients, at the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). The Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellowship is a fund that gives Stanford Undergraduates the opportunity to spend a summer working full time in the arts with a focus on racial/social justice. This…

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Artistic Director of CBPA and IDA Artist-in-Residence Amara Tabor-Smith, Inaugural recipient of the Rainin Fellowship

Amara Tabor-Smith was recently awarded an unrestricted $100,000 grant as well as supplemental support tailored to address specific artistic needs and goals. Administered by United States Artists, the Kenneth Rainin Fellowship recognizes artists working across Dance, Film, Public Space, and Theater who push the boundaries of creative expression, advance their field and are seen as cultural “anchors” for…

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INTRODUCING THE 2020 IDA AND CBPA FELLOWS

This year, IDA will be offering two fellowships for students interested in exploring the arts at the intersection of race and social justice: our ongoing IDA Fellowship Program and a newly added fellowship with the Committee on Black Performing Arts, the CBPA Fellowship Program. And it’s with great joy and excitement that we introduce our…

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Prof. Adam Banks, Faculty Director of IDA, appointed Bass University Fellow

The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty members for their extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. New and reappointed Bass Fellows Adam Banks, a professor in the Graduate School of Education and faculty director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, was appointed The Hazy Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. Read the…

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