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Gender News Articles: Feminism

Nov 16 2021 | Posted In: Activism, Feminism, History, Law
Why have anti-abortion movements been so successful? How did we get here and where are we going? For Jennifer Holland and Melissa Murray, understanding the history of this movement and the legal terrain of the abortion battle is essential for activists, scholars and policy makers who are on the...
Sep 15 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Mentorship
This summer, in addition to conducting their own gender research, our Susan Heck Summer Interns participated in a weekly class called Gender 101, led by Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Lin Li. As one of their exercises in class earlier in the summer, the participants discussed some well-known...
Sep 15 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Intersectionality, Mentorship
Susan Heck, one of the founders of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and former Clayman Institute Advisory Council member, had a keen interest in two particular issues. One was the importance of including undergraduates in the Institute’s work and providing them with mentorship. The other...
Aug 23 2021 | Posted In: Feminism, Medicine
Roanne Kantor, an assistant professor in English, noticed an interesting relationship between gender and cleanliness when she first went to India in 2013. In a recent talk for the Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows program titled “The Gender of Clean: Patriarchy, Art, and the Swachh Bharat...
Jun 8 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, History
 Historian Paula Findlen’s latest project on women and academia in early modern Italy began with an impossible footnote. Findlen, a Clayman Institute faculty research fellow and the Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of History, found herself struggling to summarize conflicting accounts of women professors...

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