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Clayman Conversations Presents Working Girls: Feminist Views on Sex Work

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

Author Tressie McMillan Cottom Meets with Students and Fellows

Cottom (seated at left), whose 2019 book "Thick: And Other Essays" was a finalist for the National Book Award, in February met with a group of Stanford graduate students, fellows and researchers to discuss her work in sociology and life in the academy

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Departmentalize Now!

Departmentalize Now!

In this Sept. 9 Clayman Conversations online event, our panelists will discuss how departmentalization of African & African American Studies is both a political and feminist issue.
The Feminist Present

Podcast: The Feminist Present

This week's guest: Rebecca Traister. In this new podcast from the Clayman Institute, Hosts Adrian Daub and Laura Goode welcome a range of feminists from academia, journalism, activism and more.
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Gender and the Pandemic

We reached out to our colleagues in gender research to ask for their expertise and insights. We hope this collected writing is a source of insight for those looking at current events through a gender lens.

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

Academics call for the departmentalization of African and African American Studies

Clayman Conversations Event
Sep 10 2020
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Some suffragists in the 19th century exploited stereotypes

Former Faculty Fellow
Aug 12 2020
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The 19th Amendment is a milestone, but not the endpoint

Faculty Fellow
Aug 12 2020

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