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AASWOMEN Newsletter for October 02, 2015

2 Oct 2015, 13:15 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for October 02, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of October 02, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, Elysse Voyer & Heather FlewellingThis week's issues:1. Diversity Matters: Calling In or Calling Out?2. Midterm Exam for Faculty Members3. Comet Feature Named After Late NASA Scientist Claudia Alexander4. Women in science: Homeward Bound's voyage to Antarctica5. 2016 Alan T. Waterman Award Nominations6. Job Opportunities7. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter8. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter9. Access to Past Issues1. Diversity Matters: Calling In or Calling Out?From: Joan Schmelz via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comMelissa Harris-Perry is the host of a TV talk show and a professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. Her book, "Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America", argues that persistent harmful stereotypes profoundly shape black women's politics, contribute to policies that treat them unfairly, and make it difficult for black women to assert their rights in the political arena. Harris-Perry is my go-to source of information on issues of intersectionality. I'm a dedicated viewer and a fan of her show. Nicholas Kristof is a journalist, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and a winner of ...

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