Gender News Articles: History
Mar 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Law
Can curbing a woman’s right to religious expression affect her self-identity, her level of education, or her income? According to Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow and Stanford assistant professor of political science Vicky Fouka, the French headscarf ban in France has emerged as a model...
Sep 10 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Art and Literature, Feminism, History, Intersectionality
There is no one way to “do” feminism, just as there is no one way to be a feminist. The fight for gender equality manifests in all walks of life—because gender inequality is historical, global, and systemic. At the Clayman Institute, we are very fortunate to have an artist-in-residence to show us...
Aug 30 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Mentorship
Central to the Clayman Institute’s mission is offering opportunities to Stanford University students to help cultivate the next generation of feminist leaders. Available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, in addition to postgraduates and faculty, our fellowships and internships...
Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Technology
The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post.
This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook over the past decade, the nearly five million women and their allies who gathered in...
Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Jing Lyman Lecture, Sexual Assault, Unconscious Bias
Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown.
Kimberlé Crenshaw showed their familiar images to a packed audience at Cubberley Auditorium early last October at the annual Jing Lyman Lecture. The crowd was told to “stay standing” if they knew the person behind the name.