Spring Symposium 2013: Women and Science

 

 

WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 2012, 9:30 AM – 3 PM

ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER, ESSEX ROOM

 

WOMEN AND SCIENCE

 

9:30 am: Breakfast

9:45 am: Welcome

Panel I, 10:15 am – 11:45 am: Women in Science at Rutgers

·       Judith Weis, professor, biology, Rutgers-Newark

·       Jessica Ware, assistant professor, biology, Rutgers-Newark

·       April Benasich, professor, neuroscience, Rutgers-Newark

·       Joan Bennett, Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Rutgers-New Brunswick 

Panel II, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Gender, Race and Scientific Discourse 

·       Sarah Richardson, assistant professor, history of science, Harvard 

·       Erika Lorraine Milam, associate professor, history of science, Princeton 

·       Banu Subramaniam, associate professor, women’s and gender studies, University of    

        Massachusetts-Amherst 

·       Kyla Schuller, assistant professor, women’s and gender studies, Rutgers-New Brunswick

 

In advance of the seminar, feel free to follow the links below to start the conversation:

 

A recent New York Times article, "Bias Persists For Women of Science, Study Finds"

From Science Daily, "Why Do So Many Women Leave Biology?"