Special Report:International Education: Educators Open Up to Gender Studies (April 29, 2009) By ALICE PFEIFFER, NYTimes
LONDON — Since their emergence from the feminist movement in the 1960’s, gender studies have spread to hundreds of universities worldwide. From Cambridge, England, and Stanford, California, to the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Sana University in Yemen, gender has become a growing subject in academia. Even the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a gender program. Multidisciplinary by nature, the courses often encompass race and class studies.
Space Oddities and Singing Astronauts: Renewing Interest in Space Exploration - In this lesson we offer three activities inspired by the astronaut Chris Hadfield's use of social media to renew flagging interest in space.
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