Some subscribers to
Math-Teach might be interested in a new petition
<http://bit.ly/QLN8Kz> in favor of GENDER BALANCE IN ACADEMIC CONFERENCES
initiated by Dan Sperber (Cognitive Science and Philosophy, Central European
University Budapest, and Institut Jean Nicod, Paris); Virginia Valian (Psychology and Linguistics,
CUNY Graduate Ctr and Hunter College); and others as listed on
They have established a website at <http://bit.ly/PsPfhM>.
In this regard, "Gender Issues in Science/Math Education (GISME)
[Hake & Mallow (2008)] may be of interest.
I thank Gloria Origgi (2012)
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Origgi> of the HoPoS-L list
for alerting me to this petition.
Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University
Links to Articles: <http://bit.ly/a6M5y0>
Links to SDI Labs: <http://bit.ly/9nGd3M>
Hake, R.R. &
J.V. Mallow. 2008. "Gender Issues in Science/Math Education
(GISME)," over 700 Annotated References & 1000 URL's: Part 1
- All references in alphabetical order, online as a 8.5 MB pdf at
<http://bit.ly/gXdrvR>; Part 2 - Some references in subject
order, online as a 4.8 MB pdf at<http://bit.ly/fBTzqV>.
Also, both are online as ref. 55 at my website
<http://bit.ly/b2UsK6> and Jeffry Mallow's
<http://bit.ly/nvhr99>; see also my "Hake'sEdStuff" blog entry at
Origgi, G. 2012.
"Commitment to gender equity at scholarly conferences,"
online on the CLOSED! HoPoS-L archives at <http://bit.ly/Ryi5RN>.
Post of 01 Oct
2012 18:09:57+0200 to HoPoS-L. (HoPoS = History of Philosophy of