Searching for Experts: Douglas Brinkley

Posted on Nov 23, 2011
Searching for Experts: Douglas Brinkley

During her visit to Rice, Dr. Kristin Shrader-Frechette spoke with a small group of undergraduates about her work and the Cultures of Energy initiative. She told us repeatedly to exercise extreme caution when designing our tentative course syllabus, emphasizing the necessity of working closely with “experts” to cultivate a body of legitimate, worthwhile texts. While […]

Fracking, Feminism, and the First Environment

Posted on Sep 26, 2011
Fracking, Feminism, and the First Environment

On September 22nd, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, a noted ecologist and author from Ithaca College, presented a talk entitled “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: How the Environmental Crisis Undermines Women’s Health and What We Can Do about It” at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, […]