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Gender News Articles: Art and Literature

photo of dancer Azurie posed with hand over head
Feb 8 2019 | Posted In: Art and Literature, History
In Bollywood films from the 1930s to 1990s, women dancers often appeared as central figures. Usha Iyer, assistant professor of film and media studies, studies the unexcavated histories of Hindi cinema’s dancing women, constructing a corporeal history that allows a better understanding of not only...
Feb 28 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature, Feminism, Technology, Unconscious Bias
How are the virtual worlds associated with the internet threaded into the cultural fabric of a city? This question guides the research of Karem Said, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford. Focusing on how internet use varies across gender, class, and other social markers...
Feb 7 2018 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism
How does a writer imbue his characters with a gender, gendered behaviors and attributes, that seem authentic, and not stereotypical, to the reader? How do the social aspects of gender inform the fictional universe of his novel?
Jan 10 2018 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism
“Three wise women would’ve asked for directions,” joked Stanford Associate Professor of Musicology Heather Hadlock during her Faculty Research Fellows presentation at the Clayman Institute this fall.