Spring 1998: WGS 4500 Feminism and Science

This is a course that will be taught by Professor Robin Roberts of Department of English and Women's and Gender Studies (WGS), LSU, Spring semester 1998.

We want your input!

Below is a tentative reading list for the course. Dr. Roberts would very much like to have feedback from you concerning content of the course. She would also love to have some scientists attend her course. Please send comments to rrobert@unix1.sncc.lsu.edu

Web resource for feminist science fiction

Women and Science: A Selected Bibiliography

Abir-Am, Pnina and Dorinda Outram, eds. Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science 1789-1979. New Brunswick: Rutgers, 1987.

Bleier, Ruth. Science and Gender: A Critique of Biology and Its Theories on Women. New York: Pergamon, 1984.

Byrne, Eileen M. Women and Science: The Snark Syndrome. Washington: Falmer, 1993.

Davis, Cinda-Sue et al. eds. The Equity Equation: Fostering the Advancement of Women in the Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996.

Haraway, Donna. Primate Visions: Gender, Race and Nature in the World of Modern Science. New York: Routledge, 1989.

Harding, Sandra. The Science Question in Feminism Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1986

______. Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Ithaca: Cornell, 1991.

Hubbard, Ruth. Profitable Promises: Essays on Women, Science, and Health. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1995.

Keller, Evelyn Fox, and Helen Longino, eds. Feminism and Science New York: Oxford, 1996

Keller, Evelyn Fox. A Feeling for the Organism: the Life and Work of Barbara McClintock. San Francisco: Freeman, 1983.

Kirhup, Gill and Laurie Smith Keller, eds. Inventing Women: Science, Technology and Gender Cambridge: Polity Press, 1992

Morse, Mary. Women Changing Science

Sayre, Anne. Rosalind Franklin and DNA New York:Norton, 1975,

Sonnert, Gerhard with Gerald Holton. Who Succeeds in Science: The Gender Dimension. New Brunswick: Rutgers, 1995.

Traweek, Sharon, Beamtimes and Lifetimes

Tuana, Nancy, ed. Feminism and Science. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Yentsch, Clarice M. and Carl J. Sinderman. The Woman Scientist: Meeting the Challenges for a Successful Career. New York: Plenum Press, 1992.

Zuckerman, Harriet et al. eds. The Outer Circle: Women in the Scientific Community. New York: Norton, 1991.