Re: Four fields and teaching intro courses

Sandra Dudley (sdudley@JESUS.OX.AC.UK)
Tue, 4 Apr 1995 18:40:49 +0100

On Tue, 4 Apr 1995, Richard Wilk wrote:

> I am leery of trying to argue that "men invented X" or "women invented Y"
> - it strikes me as the kinds of arguments the US and USSR used to have
> about who invented TV first.

I always thought TV was invented in the UK, actually. Does that mean the
intended analogy is that arguing 'men invented x' or 'women invented y'
is futile because really the spacemen did it?

Sandra Dudley
Jesus College
University of Oxford