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Gender News Articles: Academia

Apr 29 2022 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature, History
“All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy’s clever opening of Anna Karenina implies a shared understanding of what a family is, as if this concept were set in stone and immutable across time, space and cultures. 
Dec 13 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature, Law
In what ways do culture, politics, race, gender and carceral status influence concepts of identity such as personhood and citizenship? As a scholar of law and literature, who is writing a new textbook, Law and Literature: An Introduction, Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law Bernadette Meyler...
Oct 21 2021 | Posted In: Academia
Passionate work in art history. Research that helps us “rethink policy implications of private and public child-care.” A layperson’s retelling of gender and racial bias in AI. Each a description of a graduate student’s scholarship or writing, and each a 2021 graduate student prize winner of the...
Oct 21 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Intersectionality
Fatima Suarez joined the Clayman Institute as postdoctoral fellow in September 2021. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2021 with a PhD in sociology. She received her master’s degree in sociology, with merit, from the London School of Economics and Political Science...
Sep 15 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Mentorship
This summer, in addition to conducting their own gender research, our Susan Heck Summer Interns participated in a weekly class called Gender 101, led by Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Lin Li. As one of their exercises in class earlier in the summer, the participants discussed some well-known...

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