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Gender News Articles: Art and Literature

Jun 24 2020 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Diversity and Inclusion
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 | Posted In: Art and Literature
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...
Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature, Feminism
Women are gathered around a table in a small tea room. They tell jokes, and laugh with ease. They share cake in celebration of their birthdays and children’s graduation. Yet this is no ordinary meeting of friends. These women wash, recite over, and shroud the deceased. Beyond the walls that shelter...
Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism, Technology
Jia Tolentino is now a staff writer for the New Yorker and author of the acclaimed essay collection Trick Mirror(2019), but in 2010, sitting in an internet café in Kyrgyzstan, she almost gave up writing for good. 
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: Art and Literature
Clayman Institute Director Adrian Daub, a professor of German studies and comparative literature, recommends a wide-ranging list from his reading in 2019. The selections include fiction, nonfiction, essay collections and memoir, and include authors speaking this year at Stanford. Pictured: Trick...

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