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Gender News Articles: Art and Literature

Feb 11 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature
When asked about the difficulties of breaking into the fraternity of Kerouac and Ginsberg as a woman, Diane di Prima took almost no time to formulate an answer, matter-of-factly declaring, “I wasn’t a woman; I was a beatnik.” 
Mar 23 2013 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Leadership
Filming online education videos typically involves placing a camera at the back of a noisy lecture hall and taping a professor giving a fifty-minute lecture. The resulting product offers little intimacy between the online viewer and the professor.
Jan 17 2013 | Posted In: Art and Literature, History
We think of them engraved on urns. Sculpted in white marble. Crowned with laurel wreaths. Wrapped in togas. Anything but feeling human beings. 
Oct 15 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature
Female economists are a rare breed in academia. Perhaps that’s why labor economist Myra Strober has spent a career in the academy mentoring young women in her field. A new writing prize in Strober’s name aims to honor her work, recognize her mentorship efforts, and introduce students to Strober’s...
May 31 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature, Unconscious Bias
Men and women of all ages packed into Stanford’s Cubberly Auditorium for a documentary film and panel discussion.  This was no ordinary documentary.  The audience did not passively view the film; instead, they were engaged in learning more and taking action. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel...