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Gender News Articles: History

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...
May 21 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Leadership
Michelle R. Clayman, Chair of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research Advisory Council, has been elected to the Stanford University Board of Trustees. A Stanford Graduate School of Business alum (MBA ’79), Clayman’s election recognizes her impact as a leader, and importantly, as an advocate for...
Ashley Farmer
May 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History
“Yes, I’m against the war in Vietnam; I’m for African liberation, voter registration, and the people’s survival!” So declares the black woman featured in a 1972 Black Panther magazine illustration by Black Panther member Gayle Dickson. The powerful illustration was just one archival piece of...
Mar 14 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality
Stanford Law professor and current Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow Rabia Belt explored the politics of the women’s suffrage movement in her Faculty Research Fellows presentation, “Outcasts from the Vote: Women’s Suffrage and Disability in the Long Nineteenth Century United States.”...

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