The Clayman Institute for Gender Research began in 1974 as the first of its kind and remains at the 
cutting edge of gender research.

The Institute empowers students and scholars in three key ways. We conduct and invest in intersectional gender research; mentor students through fellowships and internships; and inspire, translate, and amplify gender scholarship. More about us

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Collaboration with trans studies scholar Susan Stryker

Clayman Institute is pleased and proud to announce the three-year appointment of Susan Stryker, a leader in the development of trans studies, as distinguished visitor

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Artist's Salon May 28 with Hannah Zeavin

Join us Tuesday May 28 12-1:30 p.m. at Attneave House for an Artist's Salon featuring UC Berkeley History Prof Hannah Zeavin on "Freud's Woman Problem." Presented by Writer in Residence Moira Donegan.

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Karla Oeler

Analyzing women's internal lives on screen

Film and media prof Karla Oeler investigates how films depict women in the act of thinking: a particular challenge given a focus on women's outer appearance and patriarchal assumptions about their agency. 

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50 years of gender research; 60-plus podcast episodes; 5200 Gender News subscribers; 17 fellowship opportunities; 280-plus fellows supported
At a moment of intense global crisis, the Clayman Institute offers an ideal model of an inclusive, diverse, and generative environment that should be the standard in academia.
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Marci Kwon, Art and Art History
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