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  • by Marilyn Yalom on Friday, February 3, 2012 - 5:23pm
     Shouldn’t the question be “What is a human being?” The use of “man” as a generic category for both males and females may have long precedence in English and French, but it also has...
  • by Erin Cech on Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:00am
    Glancing at the faculty nameplates on the office doors in a random selection of university departments, one will quickly notice a great deal of gender segregation across academic disciplines. ...
  • by Lauren Aguilar on Friday, January 13, 2012 - 2:41pm
    The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
  • by Miranda Mammen on Friday, January 13, 2012 - 2:09pm
    The marriage declineOver the past fifty years, marriage rates have declined throughout the United States. Adults today are more likely to be unmarried than ever before. Intrigued by this development...
  • by Mayukh Sen on Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 12:30pm
    The public responds more openly to comediennes who are non-threatening.  Lucille Ball was so disarming because she was loony.  Diane Keaton’s neurotic, gee-golly persona made her easy to...

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