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Walter A. Haas Professor of the Humanities, Emerita
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsCompleting introductory essay for my book on the "Not-A-Woman"
Editing classic 1950s lesbian novel, The Price of Salt, by Patricia Highsmith
Associate Director, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
BioMaxe Crandall is Associate Director of the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford University. Maxe works at the intersections of transgender studies and experimental poetics and performance. His performance novel about AIDS archives and intergenerational memory The Nancy Reagan Collection (Futurepoem) was on the New York Public Library’s Best 10 Poetry Books of 2020, LitHub’s 65 Favorite Books of 2020, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry.
He is a poet, playwright, and director; author of the chapbooks Emoji for Cher Heart (belladonna*, 2015) and Together Men Make Paradigms (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, 2014); and the founder of the theater company Beautiful Moments in Popular Culture, which existed, prior to the pandemic, as a poets theater series at The Stud in San Francisco. He has presented plays at venues including Dixon Place, Joe Goode Annex, The Leather Archives & Museum, and the Baltimore Museum of Art. His work is anthologized in We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics (Nightboat 2020), The Brooklyn Poets Anthology (Brooklyn Arts Press 2017), and Troubling the Line (Nightboat Books 2013). Maxe has received fellowships from MacDowell, the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Poetry Project, Poets House, SFMOMA Open Space, and a Eureka Commission from Onassis USA.
Executive Director, Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Current Role at StanfordAssociate Director, Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Madhuree Maya Cruz
BioDr. Maya Cruz is an interdisciplinary scholar and educator of Feminist Science and Technology Studies. Dr. Cruz received her PhD in Cultural Studies, Science and Technology Studies, and Feminist Theory and Research from the University of California, Davis, where her research focused on developing Feminist STS and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies approaches to contemporary US space exploration on Mars.
Dr. Cruz's research interests include feminist and Ethnic Studies approaches to STEM research and social justice, especially reproductive justice and disability justice, as well as feminist STS pedagogy.