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

The Institute empowers students and scholars in three key ways:

  • 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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Artist's Salon: Writer Valerie Miner

The Feb. 9 Artist's Salon presents writer and artist-in-residence Valerie Miner. Celebrating the publication of her 15th book, Miner will talk about telling stories as well as read from her new book of short fiction, Bread and Salt.

Remembering former Director Deborah L. Rhode

Her Stanford colleagues reflect on the legacy of Rhode, her commitment to gender research, her support for women faculty and her emphasis on interdisciplinary scholarship.
Podcast: The Feminist Present

Podcast: The Feminist Present

Catch up on Season 2! In the Clayman Institute podcast, Hosts Adrian Daub and Laura Goode welcome Morgan Jerkins, Sarah Smarsh, Sister Roma, Lyz Lenz, Cheryl Strayed and more.

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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Commentary: Edith Gelles on John Adams missing his successor's inauguration

Senior Scholar
Jan 21 2021
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Rao quoted in: "Covid-19 Dealt a Blow to Working Women. Can We Emerge Stronger?"

Former Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Dec 7 2020
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11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Clayman Institute Director
Nov 30 2020

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