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  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:47am
    More than three hundred years after its creation, a forgotten music treasure exclusively set for women’s voices was performed at the Clayman Institute Spring Artist’s Salon by a group of Stanford...
  • by Pam Miracle on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:07pm
    An angry woman stands on a platform and yells to the crowd surrounding her, “Why does any woman take less wages than a man for the same work? Only because we can’t get anything better...Do you really...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 7:14pm
    “Methinks I see them stand shivering on the brink of the dreadful gulf,” John “Damnation” Murray preached in 1788, describing sinners with “their hearts throbbing—their eyeballs rolling—their teeth...
  • by Gender News staff on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 11:07am
    Where race and gender meet, there emerges challenge, triumph, leadership, and change. While often overlooked, black women continue to be at the forefront of progress and social innovation, from their...
  • by Staff on Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 5:57pm
    In 1974, the Center for Research on Women (CROW) opened its doors on the Stanford campus. Over the next four decades, CROW, now the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, tackled ground-breaking...
  • by Annelise Heinz on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:11pm
    Many have spoken on the necessity of alliances across social divisions, but renowned historian, Paula Giddings...
  • by Katherine Quiles on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:45pm
    The vision for The Online Feminism Conference (...
  • by Ashley Farmer on Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:14pm
    Can taking a selfie be a feminist act? The answer to this question, according to Stanford professor Peggy Phelan, lies at the intersection of feminist art and photography.Phelan is a leader in...
  • by Katherine Quiles on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:21am
    May marks the anniversary of two important events in Asian American history. The first Japanese immigrants arrived in the United States in May of 1843. The transcontinental railroad—built by the...
  • by Kathryn Dickason on Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:34am
    "Knights in shining armor." The phrase calls up images of strength, virtue, and devotion: at home, medieval knights devoting themselves to fair maidens, chivalry, and romantic courtship; on crusade,...

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