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Gender News Articles: Art and Literature

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...
Nov 19 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Art and Literature, Intersectionality
Alexander Chee, author of the 2018 essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, admits he “never wanted to lift the curtain” and learn about the life of a writer. “I never wanted to know,” he says. “I was always content to only have the book.” However, he found interviewers asking if...
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Jun 10 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine, Sexual Assault
The Clayman Institute announced the winners of this year’s Marilyn Yalom Prize and the Marjorie Lozoff Prize in May.
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...

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