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By annebalsamo | Feminism, Science, Technology & Infrastructures

Statue of Egyptian Queen Unearthed Near Giza Pyramids

More than 4,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian artisans carved the likeness of a queen into a wooden statue and even bejeweled her highness with wooden …

Archaeology

Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part 1

Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture …

Microbiology

Survey - POC LGBTQ personal stories of discrimination - LGBTQ Task Force

NWSA

Field Building<p><b>NWSA Featured in Fall 2017 Issue of Ms. Magazine</b><br>This year marks the 40th anniversary of two intersecting milestones in the feminist …

Education

Three Things to Know About Pants-Wearing Mountaineer Annie Smith Peck

“Climbing is unadulterated hard labor,” Annie Smith Peck wrote. “The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and …

Feminism

These Collegiate Innovators Are at the Vanguard of Technology and Art

You sit on a pew in the crowded nave of Durham, North Carolina’s White Rock Baptist Church. It is 1960, and Martin Luther King, Jr. stands at the …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

How emerging technology can promote racism more than ever

Tech expert Sara Wachter-Boettcher stresses how racism and bias are often ignored when creating new technologies<p>Can technology be racist and sexist?<p>According to tech expert and author Sara Wachter-Boettcher, who stopped by "Salon Talks" recently to chat with me, just because machines aren’t human …

Emerging Technology

The National Park Service has both a sexual harassment and a discrimination problem.

A recent internal study reveals that within the past year more than one in six female employees have experienced sexual harassment, and one in three …

National Parks

Lego’s Women of NASA recognises four stars of space travel

Correcting the gender gap, one toy at a time.

Lego

I Was Suspended from Facebook for my #MeToo Post – Deborah Copaken – Medium

Sunday night, like so many other women, I created a #MeToo post. Instead of telling a story of sexual harassment, I showed it via two photos from my …

Gender

Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part 2

Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture …

Chicken Recipes

Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab

-Submissions will open September 6 at 12:00pm EST through October 30 at 11:59pm EST<p>-The submission fee is $55<br>-8-10 finalists will be chosen by …

Screenwriting

Smithsonian Curator Talks Barack and Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait Selection

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will soon add two highly anticipated works to its collection of presidential portraits. The museum recently …

National Portrait Gallery

Assistant Professor/Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Position Information<p>Posting Number<p>F00093<p>Faculty Title<p>Assistant Professor/Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies<p>Official Transcripts<p>Once hired for a …

Oregon

Another eXperiment by Women Film Festival

<i>ANOTHER EXPERIMENT BY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL<br>(AXW for short)</i><p><i>GIVES WOMEN’S WORK A REAL TIME & SPACE IN NYC!!</i><p>presented by:<p>New Filmmakers NY<br>Anthology Film …

SCANZ2018:peace*water*power

Peace, Water, Power 2018<br>About the Project<b>Peace, Water, Power 2018</b> develops from the successful <b>Water, Peace, Power</b> inaugural<b></b> event held in 2016. It is …

Thailand

testsite

“Texas Flood Disaster: Harvey Has Unloaded 9 Trillion Gallons of Rain. If that water were collected into a cube next to Houston’s downtown, it would …

Art

The Women's Hockey Star Fighting to Grow the Game

When she was just 2 years old, Kaliya Johnson knew figure skates wouldn’t cut it. “I was obsessed with Julie in <i>D2: The Mighty Ducks</i>,” says Johnson. …

Ice Hockey

Dining for Women Giving Circle Invites Letters of Intent

Dining for Women is an educational giving circle whose members collectively support grassroots international programs that empower women and girls …

501(c)

Gender Studies - 56º Congreso de Americanistas

THE TEXTS OF THE PANELS RETAIN THE LANGUAGE IN WHICH THEY WERE PRESENTED<p>9/1. Agendas abiertas: Géneros, violencias y derechos humanos (Send …

Geek

Programme | Digital Culture Meets Data: Critical Approaches

<b>At a glance</b><p><b>Day 1 Monday 6th November</b><p>9.00 – 9.45<p>Registration<p>9.45 – 10.00<p>Introduction<p>10.00 – 11.00<p>Keynote<p>11.00 – 11.30<p>Coffee<p>12.00 – 1.30<p>Panel 1A<p><b>Data</b> …

Digital Culture

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Lecturer in Media Production

Job Summary<p><i>Lecturer in Media Production</em</i><p>The Department of the Arts in the School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic …

Education

Support Unequal Pay — By Paying Women More Than Men

For decades there have been outcries about the gender pay gap. Despite the Equal Pay Act (EPA) of 1963, according to Jessica Milli, a study director …

Gender

Black Trans Reproductive Labor: A Lecture with Treva Ellison on Thurs 10/19

In "Black Trans Reproductive Labor," Treva Ellison builds on scholarship and activism that theorizes black queer and trans history and politics in …

LGBTQ

AL | TVFM - TTF

College of Arts & Letters<p>Position:<p><b>Department of Television, Film and Media Studies</b><p>Assistant Professor in Media Design<p>Starting Date:<p>August 2018<p>Minimum …

Education

Digitized Photos by Julia Margaret Cameron, 19th-Century Pioneer of the Soft Focus

Photograph from collection of albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron (1864-67) (© Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)Julia Margaret Cameron …

What it’s really like to work in a female-friendly environment

More and more stories are coming out of Silicon Valley and beyond about misogynous work environments and lack of diverse representation in tech …

Leadership

Women Code Breakers, a World of Endangered Species and Other New Science Books

Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American

Endangered Species