Event Title

Session C-3: Science and the Feminine: A Cultural Examination

Session Number

C-3

Grade Level

Grade Levels: HS

Start Date

4-3-2016 12:30 PM

End Date

4-3-2016 1:30 PM

Description

This session will explore the treatment of the feminine in science and natural philosophy from Antiquity to the 20th century. We will examine different views of the female role in nature and generation, and trace the links between such views and the treatment of women in society. We will also study changing notions of the relationship between gender and mind, and we will consider how such views have affected the place of women in the scientific community.

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Session C-3: Science and the Feminine: A Cultural Examination

This session will explore the treatment of the feminine in science and natural philosophy from Antiquity to the 20th century. We will examine different views of the female role in nature and generation, and trace the links between such views and the treatment of women in society. We will also study changing notions of the relationship between gender and mind, and we will consider how such views have affected the place of women in the scientific community.