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Gender News Articles: Art and Literature

Dec 5 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature
An engaging live performance can provoke thoughts we would not otherwise have; it may make us feel connected to others — or isolated— or invite us to rethink our past experiences. It can shine a light on injustices or inadequacies in our society and inspire the audience to reflect internally and...
Dec 5 2014 | Posted In: Activism, Art and Literature
At the Clayman Institute’s Autumn Artists’ Salon lecture on October 20th, poet and Stanford English Professor Kenneth Fields shared his poems, his life experiences, and his characteristic dry wit during his talk named, “The Poet as Two Poets”. From his writing method to his career path, Professor...
Nov 15 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature, Diversity and Inclusion, History, Intersectionality
Before the lights dimmed in Stanford University’s Paul Brest Hall for a special screening last October of the documentary Anita: Speaking Truth to Power, the film’s star, law professor Anita Hill, took the stage to thundering applause. “It’s just amazing looking out into [a crowd of] so many young...
Nov 15 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality
10. You were too young, busy, or maybe even unaware to watch the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991. The Hill-Thomas Hearings were a landmark event bringing sexual harassment into public conversation. Anita: Speaking Truth to Power offers an overview of the most significant moments of the...
Oct 20 2014 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism, History
“History is made by those who show up,” Christie Herring said during her appearance last spring for the Stanford screening of her documentary film The Campaign. “Who shows up and takes action, are those who make the decisions,” she reflects. The Campaign is a film about those who showed up. Took...

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