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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...

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