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Author Tressie McMillan Cottom Meets with Students and Fellows

Since 1974, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been committed to making the future feminist.

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  • Conduct and invest in intersectional gender research
  • Mentor students through fellowships and internships
  • Inspire, translate and amplify gender scholarship

What's New

Plaque installed at Attneave House recognizes Chanel Miller and sexual assault survivors

The patio of Carolyn Lewis Attneave House, home of the Clayman Institute, now features a plaque inscribed with a quote from Chanel Miller. The plaque was installed recently to honor Miller and all sexual assault survivors. In 2015, Miller was assaulted on campus by Stanford student Brock Turner. The quote is an excerpt from Miller's victim impact statement. Last year, Miller revealed her identity and published a widely praised memoir, Know My Name.

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The Feminist Present

Podcast: The Feminist Present

In season 2 of the Clayman Institute podcast, Hosts Adrian Daub and Laura Goode welcome Morgan Jerkins, Sarah Smarsh, Katie Hill and more.
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Grad student prize winners announced

Tanya LaMar, Maria Massucco and Justine Modica win graduate student prizes for gender research
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Susan Heck Interns

The Susan Heck Summer Student Internship is designed for Stanford undergraduates, teaching them about gender and gender research, funding their own gender-related research projects, and providing mentoring by Institute PhDs.

45 Years of Gender Research

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Clayman Conversations: Whisper Networks

In the first Clayman Conversations event, journalists Moira Donegan and Evette Dionne examine the impact of social media and digital technology on sharing information about sexual violence.
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Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault

In a two-year symposium, the Institute launched a series of talks and discussions to address multiple facets of sexual violence in order to create best practices and novel solutions. Featuring events with Kimberlé Crenshaw (pictured) and Zerlina Maxwell.
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Gender Equality Today

In this May 2019 symposium, panelists take on gender equality today, what progress has been made in the last two decades, and what barriers prevent additional change. Featuring Erin Cech, Shelley Correll, David Pedulla and Adina Sterling (pictured).

Media Mentions

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Just 20% of New York theater created by people of color, study finds

Faculty Fellow
Sep 30 2020
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Breonna Taylor, police brutality, and the importance of #SayHerName

Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Sep 25 2020
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The disruption con: why big tech’s favourite buzzword is nonsense

Clayman Institute Director
Sep 24 2020

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