Related Resources

Additional Readings

Women's and Gender Studies Resources

Student Publications

MIT Writing Resources

Additional Readings

The following readings were selected by students as part of their oral presentations on current events.

Geddes, Linda. "Boy Toy Preference Driven by Hormones. New Scientist (January 9, 2010): 12.

Renkl, Margaret. "Guns and Dolls: Why Boys and Girls Play So Differently, and Whether You Can (Or Should) Try to Change Them,"

Douglas, Susan J. "Girls Gone Anti-Feminist." In These Times Online, Spring 1997.

"Airbrushed Twiggy Photo 'Misleading'." BBC News online. December 16, 2009.

Erlanger, Steven. "Point, Shoot, Retouch and Label?" The New York Times, December 2, 2009.

Blinder, Alan. "'Judson Girls' Like College's Nurturing Environment." Tuscaloosa News, October 11, 2010.

Williams, Rachel. "Single-Sex Schools Help Boys to Enjoy Arts, Says Study." The Guardian, January 20, 2010.

Dunn, Kathleen. "Biological Determinism and LGBT Tolerance: A Quantitative Exploration of Biopolitical Beliefs." Western Journal of Black Studies 34, no. 3 (Fall 2010): 367.

Nordberg, Jenny. "Afghan Boys Are Prized, So Girls Live the Part." The New York Times, September 20, 2010.

Tsui, Amy. "In Contraception, the U.S. is Far Behind the Developing World." The Baltimore Sun, September 26, 2010.

Friedman, Ann. "The New Workplace Sexism." The American Prospect, August 2, 2010.

Bennett, Jessica. "The Beauty Advantage." Newsweek, July 19, 2010.

"Israel Opening More Units to Women Soldiers, but Will They See Battle?" All Headline News. November 18, 2010.

Dobie, Kathy. "The Long Road Home: Women in War." CNN. November 10, 2010.

"New Study: Men Suffering 'Intimate Terrorism' by Women Partners." News and Media Relations, Clarke University, Worcester, MA. August 12, 2010.

Campbell, Denis. "More Than 40% of Domestic Violence Victims are Male, Report Reveals." The Guardian, September 5, 2010.

Belluck, Pam. "Group Backs Ritual 'Nick' as Female Circumcision Option." The New York Times, May 6, 2010.

Nardini, Daniel. "Women in the Revolution." Lawndale Bilingual Newspapers, September 9, 2010.

"Some Mexican Women Lose Right to Vote." January 27, 2008.

Women's and Gender Studies Resources

Not For Ourselves Alone

Ellen Swallow Richards-the first woman admitted to MIT

The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-paper."

National Organization of Women

Media Education Foundation

The Pill-American Experience

Film: Ma Vie En Rose

MIT's Gender Equity Project

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Catalyst-Expanding opportunities for women in business

UN Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

Grameen Foundation

National Women's History Museum

Business and Professional Women's Foundation

China Blue-Independent Lens

Infoplease links to gender resources

Student Publications

The Tech

MIT Undergraduate Research Journal



MIT Writing Resources

MIT Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies

MIT Communication Requirement

Writing Across the Curriculum

Louis Kampf Writing Prize in Women's Studies

Eloranta Summer Fellowships

MIT Public Service Center