Gender News Articles: History
Sep 28 2020 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Mentorship, Sexual Assault
The Susan Heck Summer Student Internship is designed for Stanford undergraduates, teaching them about gender and gender research, funding their own gender-related research projects, providing mentoring by Institute PhDs, and including them in the Institute community over the duration of the summer...
Jun 3 2020 | Posted In: Feminism, History, Work and Organizations
Since March 2020, over 33 million people in the United State have filed jobless claims. When 42 states required all but essential workers to stay home, mass furloughs and layoffs ensued and unemployment surged from 4.4% to 14.7%.
Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Activism, Feminism, History, Law
Karen Offen, a senior scholar of the Clayman Institute, agreed to a question and answer interview with Gender News to share her research on women's suffrage in the U.S. and Europe. The recepient of many fellowships and grants, including Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and NEH, she holds an honorary...
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: History, Sexual Assault
In the last decade, increasing numbers of women have spoken out about sexual violence in public forums. As a historian, Estelle Freedman, a Clayman Institute faculty research fellow and the Edgar E. Robinson Professor in United States History, wanted to know how often women had vocalized their...
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, History
(Excerpted from Stanford News)
Marilyn Yalom, a pioneering scholar in gender studies and former lecturer in the Modern Thought and Literature Program, passed away in Palo Alto on Nov. 20, 2019. She was 87.