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A Blog of Her Own: Scholarly Women on the Web
Date: September 21, 2009 Sponsor: Columbia University Scholarly Communication Program Cosponsor: Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Hear from the women behind the popular blogs Bitch Ph.D., Tenured Radical, Easternblot.net, and Expression Patterns. The speakers discuss the interplay between their blogging and scholarship, attitudes towards blogging among their colleagues, how blogging should be valued in the academy, and blogging as a feminist act. The panelists: Bitch Ph.D. author Tedra Osell is a writer, former English professor, mother, and sometime public intellectual; Claire Potter blogs as Tenured Radical and is a professor of history and American Studies at Wesleyan University; Eva Amsen blogs at Easternblot.net and Expression Patterns and recently completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Toronto. Columbia University English and Comparative Literature professor Jenny Davidson moderates.