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  • 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,...
  • by Gender News staff on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 9:08am
    March may be women's history month, but April was the month for women's historians. Three Stanford historians, all associated with the Clayman Institute, received national recognition for their work...
  • by Y. Yvon Wang on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:38am
    Shanghai in 1942, under Japanese occupation. Posing on the tatami mats of a Japanese restaurant, a young Chinese beauty named Wang Jiazhi sings to the married man with whom she is having a passionate...
  • by Mana Nakagawa on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:21am
    In 1980, women held about 25 percent of management positions in the U.S.—a figure that increased to nearly 40 percent by 2012. As women become more visible in these high-status occupations,...
  • by Salil Dudani on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 9:19am
    If two people are drowning, you can only save one, and one of them is your spouse, are you permitted to save her? According to writer Larissa MacFarquhar, most people would say yes. She pushes the...

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