Barnes & Noble Book Signing - Women, Gender, and Te

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Please join us for a book signing featuring Mary Frank Fox, Sue V. Rosser, Carol Colatrella, and Cheryl Leggon.

Women, Gender, and Technology

An interdisciplinary investigation of the rich and complex relationship between gender and technology.

Each of the ten chapters in Women, Gender, and Technology explores a different aspect of how gender and technology work--and are at work--in particular domains, including film narratives, reproductive technologies, information technology, and the profession of engineering. The volume's contributors include representatives of over half a dozen different disciplines, and each provides a novel perspective on the foundational idea that gender and technology co-create one another. Together, their articles provide a window onto the rich and complex issues that arise in the attempt to understand the relationship between these profoundly intertwined notions.

The inaugural volume in the series Women, Gender, and Technology, edited by Mary Frank Fox, Deborah G. Johnson, and Sue V. Rosser. In addition, this volume includes chapters by Carol Colatrella and Cheryl Leggon.

Mary Frank Fox is ADVANCE Professor in the School of Public Policy, and co-director of the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology. She is the author of articles appearing in over 50 different scholarly and scientific journals, collections, and books.

Sue V. Rosser is Dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, a Professor of Public Policy, and Professor of History, Technology, and Society. Her most recent book is The Science Glass Ceiling.

Carol Colatrella is a Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture with an emphasis on cultural studies, narrative theory, and feminist theory.

Cheryl Leggon is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy. Her research, which focuses on groups under represented in U.S. science and engineering, has been published in numerous academic journals and books.

November 13, 2006
GT Barnes & Noble Bookstore
485th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 894-2515

Refreshments will be served! Presentation and signing will start at 3:30 p.m. followed by an open discussion.


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