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  • 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...
  • by Tanvi Jayaraman on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 8:47pm
    What comes to mind when hearing the term, “the hunting ground?” To many, it may sound like a wild game hunt, calculating and predatory; yet, it is the title of a documentary film about sexual assault...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 3:42pm
    When Clayman Institute director Shelley Correll was asked to speak on the panel “Building Feminist Organizations,” she knew immediately the focus of her talk: collaboration.
  • by Pam Miracle on Monday, March 30, 2015 - 4:19pm
    The phrase “what women want” calls to mind fluffy Hollywood movies and a recent segment of the popular TV quiz show, “Jeopardy,” which perpetuated the idea that “what women want” is help with the...

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