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This Friday Bookshelf veers slightly off my gender and scienc/engineering bookshelf for a detour over to the general women’s studies bookshelf. I hope you’ll see why I think it’s appropriate to this blog. The book I’m looking at this week is Engaging Feminism: Students Speak Up and Speak Out edited by Jean O’Barr and Mary…

Some time back I saw an announcement in the Chronicle of Higher Education for a new book about Maria Sibylla Merian. The book is Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis by Kim Todd. If you’ve checked out the most recent

Friday Bookshelf: The Canon

Mr. Zuska came home this evening, tired after a long week of work. We looked at each other and said “Pizza”. Which turned out to be a good thing, because when the pizza delivery guy showed up and I went to pay him, I found a package on my front porch from the good folks…

I’m going to cheat a little on this week’s Friday Bookshelf. Women in Science: Meeting Career Challenges is a book I have reviewed in the past for NWSA Journal (vol. 12, no. 3, 2000). So I’m going to quote my own review. My review was originally combined with a review of a film about women…

Friday Bookshelf – The Second X

It’s Friday and though I have no heart for blogging, I promised you last week a new feature called “Friday Bookshelf”. I feel some obligation to deliver, especially since I can’t seem to get the damn Joy of Science discussion posts finished and now I’m sure they’ll take even longer with this new blog malaise…

Many of my Sciblings have a regular Friday feature of one sort or another. For example, Dr. Free-Ride’s got her Friday sprog-blogging, and there’s Orac’s Friday Dose of Woo over at Respectful Insolence. Karmen has Friday Fractals at Chaotic Utopia, which are particularly fun. So I’m thinking of trying out my own Friday feature, which…