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  • by Nadine Ann Skinner on Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:14pm
    The 1960s and 70s were a time of rapid social change, and California sat at the forefront of conflicting visions for the future. As the sexual revolution and the civil rights and free speech...
  • by Jonna Louvrier on Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:48pm
    On January 24, 1984, Apple launched its Macintosh computer with a now legendary commercial depicting a striking female athlete wielding a sledgehammer, who destroys a screen showing the image of an...
  • by Kristine Kilanski on Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:49am
    Shelley Correll was recently awarded the 2016 Feminist Lecturer Award by Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a non-profit feminist organization...
  • by Devon Magliozzi on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:37pm
    In any given category, there are certain members who serve as prototypes. Ostriches and robins are both birds, but when we think about the category “bird,” robins are more likely to come to mind. In...
  • by Gender News Staff on Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 8:27pm
    As we begin the 2015-2016 academic year, we take the opportunity to welcome this year's fellowship participants.
  • by Barbara Gelpi on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:43pm
    Susan Groag Bell, historian, author, scholar and longtime friend of the Clayman Institute, died at her Palo Alto home on June 24, 2015. She leaves behind a legacy of groundbreaking research and...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:33am
    We all know the popular stereotypes of what happens to adults as they advance in age: they become less competent, are often seen as less “feminine” or less “masculine” to the point of being...
  • by Gender News staff on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 2:49pm
    On a regular basis, the media questions, “Where is the next generation of feminists?” At the Clayman Institute, the answer is, “All around us.” With the closing of the school year, Clayman Institute...
  • by Lynn Forbes on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:44am
    Congratulations to Michaela Hinks, Jenna Shapiro and Kierstyn Smith, the winners of our Mission Feminista contest. In honor of International Women's Day 2015, we asked Stanford...
  • by Marion Robertson on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:06pm
    Is it possible to imagine the Clayman Institute without its Jing Lyman Lectures? Its tradition of collaborative books and...

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