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Out of more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in the sciences, less than 40 have been awarded to women. That 3 Nobels were awarded to women this year represents a sea change in the Nobel Committee’s decision-making as the successful result of a behind-the-scenes campaign to represent women more equally.
Rebekah Spicuglia, Media Manager for The Women’s Media Center
Author’s Statement: My name is Jamila Stevenson and I am a sophomore at Warren Wilson College where I am studying Gender and Women’s Studies (GDS) and Environmental Studies (ENS) with a concentration in environmental education.
Making Change Manageable It can often seem overwhelming to think of making a change, altering a habit, beginning something new.
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“And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see — or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.”
“Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.”
“How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers’ names.”
HIS HANDS, HIS TOOLS, HIS SEX, HIS DRESS
Edited by Catherine Reid and Holly K. Iglesias
Alice Street Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2001.
$22.95, 200 pages.
At least once during the holiday season I hear a radio story or watch a TV segment that depicts turkeys as dimwitted, noodle brained creatures, too stupid to figure out how to eat or stay warm. Could this really be true?
“You ever eaten a Sugarloaf?” he asked. I shook my head. I was a hospice nurse and this gentleman, I’ll call him Zeb, was my patient. We’d been talking about our favorite apples, but this sounded more like a coffeecake. “What about a Sheepnose June?” he tried again. I’d never heard of it.
Neurath, Paul. From Malthus to the Club of Rome and Back : Problems of Limits to Growth, Population Control, and Migrations. Columbia University Seminar Series. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1994.
Neurath has been teaching population biology for a number of years, and in this book, he takes that experience to reconsider the historical development of population consciousness.
I thought I knew how fortunate I was to hold Holly Iglesias’ Souvenirs of a Shrunken World in my hands, to hear her read from her book at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café,…
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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”
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