When Kristine Kilanski began her doctoral research on women’s labor in modern day oil boomtowns, she never planned on studying fear. Instead, she began like most researchers, with a set of...
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by Yvon Wang
on Monday, December 10, 2012 - 8:30am
Radiant in silks and housed in luxurious pleasure quarters, urban courtesans inspired innumerable playwrights, artists, and fashion fads in Japan between the 17th and 19th centuries. Until recently,...
by Lily B. Clausen
on Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 9:01am
The Clayman Institute's new Voice and Influence Program is helping cultivate female leaders at Stanford.“I’m thinking more explicitly about gender issues and [developing] awareness about leadership...
by Alexis Charles
on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 9:36am
When Cherene Sherrard-Johnson was in college she knew she wanted to go on to pursue either an MFA in Creative Writing or a PhD in English. “While I did want to write creatively, I wanted to learn...
by Christin L. Munsch
on Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:30am
By 2030, the number of people age 65 years or older is expected to double, placing a strain on government-sponsored programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Many researchers see the...
by Kathryn Dickason
on Friday, November 23, 2012 - 9:30am
Feminine faiths: Women’s spirituality and the shaping of tradition. Scholars, artists, and religious practitioners led discussions at Stanford to highlight the ways in which women’s spiritual labor...