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This is the first of three discussion posts for Week 2 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the archives and clicking on Joy of Science under in the Category section. This post deals with the readings by Rayman & Stewart, Bix, and…

I’ve had a lot of down time lately because of health issues. Migraines, of course, but also now chronic neck/shoulder pain caused by the migraines. I’ve been working on the discussion entries and I will have them up soon, but I don’t know when. I can’t spend a lot of time on the computer at…

Joy of Science Week 2 Reading Summaries

Welcome to the Week 2 of our course on “Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science”. This post will be a presentation of the summaries for each of this week’s assigned readings. If you were not able to do the readings or couldn’t get access to the books, I hope this post will give you…

Update on Second Day of Joy of Science

I know I promised you all that tomorrow, Tuesday the 27th would be the second day of the Joy of Science class – and I may still get the reading summaries posted by tomorrow. But there will be a bit of a delay in getting the discussion posts up. I’ve just been out of commission…

Date of Week 2 of Joy of Science Course

I hope everyone is enjoying the course so far. I’m having a good time, and I’m looking forward to some of the readings coming up. Speaking of which, all the readings for week 2 come from Building Inclusive Science: Connecting Women’s Studies and Women in Science and Engineering special issue, Women’s Studies Quarterly (28:1-2). You…

The Feminist Scientist

This is the third of three discussion posts for Week 1 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the http://scienceblogs.com/thusspakezuska/archives.php>archives and clicking on “Joy of Science” under in the Category section. This post deals with the readings by Hubbard, Spanier, and Keller, as…

Gender Schemas and Unequal Pay

This is the second of three discussion posts for Week 1 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the archives and clicking on “Joy of Science” under in the Category section. This post deals with the readings by Silverman and by Wenneras &…

How Do We Break The 20% Barrier?

This is the first of three discussion posts for Week 1 of Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science. You can find all posts for this course by going to the archives and clicking on “Joy of Science” under in the Category section. This post deals with the readings by Eisenhart & Finkel and Brainard…

Some Notes on Pleasure and Science

On the syllabus, I listed some questions for consideration when analyzing the readings for this week: Why might women want to become scientists or engineers? Would their possible motivations differ from, or be in addition to, things that might make men want to become scientists or engineers?

Joy of Science Week 1 Reading Summaries

Welcome to the first day of our course on “Feminist Theory and the Joy of Science”. This post will be a presentation of the summaries for each of this week’s assigned readings. If you were not able to do the readings or couldn’t get access to the books, I hope this post will give you…