Today Patty Pelteko talks with author Eileen Pollack. Pollack’s newest book “The Only Woman in the Room” looks at why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science. This interviewed was recorded on Friday, October 23rd and aired on October 26th.
Author and activist Hilary Klein’s new book is called “Companeras-Zapatista Women’s Stories.” Hilary’s speaking all over town this week, but her first stop is right here on the Monday Buzz.
What is the untold story of women’s involvement in the Zapatista movement? How were these women able to construct a new society of dignity and justice? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.
Is art a distinct teaching tool of cultural expression? How does performance art draw on cultural heritages as a mode of agency among populations that have been displaced in the Americas? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
Has there been a rampant increase in sexism towards women displayed in the media? For example, the Gamer Gate controversy or the Jian Ghomeshi case–or has it always been this way? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
Is abortion a moral right and a social good? Is it a common part of a woman’s reproductive life? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!