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Oct 5 2020
In a wide-ranging conversation hosted as part of the Clayman Conversations series, three scholars of gender and sexuality set out to think through the politics of trans exclusion, but ended up thinking through the energy and wonder of a trans inclusive feminism.
Sep 28 2020
"The administration here [at Stanford] has long suggested that it values African and African American Studies, but that it can demonstrate this valuing without departmentalizing AAAS," states Clayman Institute Director Adrian Daub. "We at Clayman think that this got it backwards - that valuing...
Sep 28 2020
“Data Science is an exploding field, and those learning the skills will be in powerful positions to effect change in the world,” asserts Tanya LaMar, PhD candidate in the Stanford School of Education and awardee of this year’s Marjorie Lozoff Prize.
Sep 28 2020
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, providing mentoring by Institute PhDs, and including them in the Institute community over the duration of the summer...
Aug 20 2020
“The internet is just one part of society, and why should it be an empty room where those power structures of gender, and in general the patriarchy -- why should these not apply?” asks Nhi Le, a German journalist and researcher. “If you’re a female journalist online, you can get attacked in so many...
Aug 17 2020
The Clayman Institute joined Postdoctoral Fellow Melissa C. Brown in discussing Black feminist activism in the 21st century for the final Faculty Research Fellows seminar of the 2019-20 academic year.
Jul 9 2020
Working from home, as a type of flexible working arrangement, is often suggested as a solution to work-life challenges for privileged professionals. The global spread of COVID-19 has rendered working from home key to attempting normalcy during a time of crisis.
Jun 25 2020
A legal trailblazer who played a leading role in the development of public defenders; a beloved teacher on women and the law; the author of a law text on civil procedure, a biography and a memoir; and for the Clayman Institute, an “enormously supportive” friend from our earliest days.
Jun 24 2020
Marci Kwon had not known about Kaisik Wong when she attended a showing of Steven F. Arnold’s film Luminous Procuress. Wong’s role designing costumes for the filmmaker prompted Kwon, an assistant professor of art and art history, to learn and write more about Wong, offering preliminary findings in a...
Jun 24 2020
Over the past several years, African-American playwrights have grappled with the theme of slavery through the lens of the absurd. Jeremy O. Harris’s “Slave Play” peers into the bedroom of several interracial couples using “Antebellum Sexual Performance Therapy” to overcome waning sexual desire. In...

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