Re: Four fields and teaching intro courses

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Tue, 4 Apr 1995 19:17:44 -0400

For God's sake, I simply copied the Anthropology Newsletter announcement
that Patty Jo Watson and colleague were coming up with the new theory
that women invented agriculture and that they would discuss it on TV
April 5 at l0 p.m. E.T.Shouldn't I have listed that announcement. Who's
arguing? Ruby Rohrlich. On Tue, 4 Apr 1995, Sandra Dudley wrote:

> 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
> email: