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  • by Electra Colevas on Friday, June 28, 2013 - 8:30am
    Take your time this summer to really mull over a great book—or better yet, several great books. Each month, the Clayman Institute will suggest three thought-provoking summer reads that stimulate...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 9:25am
    It was 1884, and Reverend Gravatt had come to enroll the Lakota children in boarding school. Their mother viewed it as abduction, but Gravatt saw it as a caring act of assimilation. Writing in his...
  • by Cara Reichard on Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 9:53am
    When Paola Gianturco was in Kenya talking to a group of women about their children, the women were not just mothers. They were grandmothers too. Gianturco came to understand that nearly all of these...
  • by Mayukh Sen on Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 9:37am
    Filming online education videos typically involves placing a camera at the back of a noisy lecture hall and taping a professor giving a fifty-minute lecture. The resulting product offers little...
  • 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...

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