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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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 Kathryne M. Young with Lelia Glass
on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 9:38am
When Kenji Yoshino began his first job as a law professor, he was openly gay and wrote about sexual orientation and constitutional rights. One day, a colleague pulled him aside...
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...