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  • by Heidi Thorsen on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 9:30am
    “I feel, sometimes, Robert uses us like tubes of paint.”  With these words spoken by Katherine Wells, a current dancer in the Robert Moses Kin Dance Company, the entire room shifted. For many...
  • by April Gregory on Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:30am
    “It must be your ass, ‘cause it ain’t your face,” raps hip hop artist Nelly, as he slides a credit card down a woman’s backside. This scene in Nelly’s “Tip Drill” music video is among the most...
  • by Guadalupe Carrillo on Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 9:07am
    At first sight, the scene at the Beverly Hills office of the Feminist Majority Foundation appeared typically “L.A.” There were valet parking, exotic hors d’oeuvres, director’s chairs, and the...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 9:38am
    We think of them engraved on urns. Sculpted in white marble. Crowned with laurel wreaths. Wrapped in togas. Anything but feeling human beings. Yet, Diane Middlebrook demonstrates just that by...
  • by Shannon Eddy on Friday, December 21, 2012 - 8:15am
    As a communist country, North Korea prides itself on keeping everyone on equal footing. When author and Stanford English professor Adam Johnson took a tour of the country, he noted that women in the...
  • 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 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...
  • by Lily B. Clausen on Monday, October 15, 2012 - 3:24pm
    Female economists are a rare breed in academia.
  • by Adrienne Johnson on Monday, October 15, 2012 - 3:24pm
    In the opening pages of "How the French Invented Love," author Marilyn Yalom introduces the iconic twelfth-century French lovers Abelard and Heloise who were ripped apart by a gruesome act of revenge...
  • by Kathryn Dickason on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
    Feminine Faiths: Women's Spirituality and the Shaping of Tradition.

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