[SIGCIS-Members] Book release of Programmed Inequality

Christine Finn christine.finn at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 16:42:12 PST 2017

Congratulations, Marie.  Glad you'll be promoting it in the UK.

I'd imagine MIT Press will have sorted it, but do you know the
well-regarded BBC radio 4 programme "Woman's Hour"? They might go for an
item on this.

Best wishes,


Christine Finn MA Oxon DPhil FSA

On 24 January 2017 at 12:57, Marie Hicks <mhicks1 at iit.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I wanted to send a note to let you know that my first book
> <http://mariehicks.net/> is being released at the end of this week. If
> you happen to be in the Chicagoland area, you are more than welcome to come
> to the book release party that will be held at Women and Children First
> bookstore <http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780262035545> in
> Andersonville at 7:30PM this Friday the 27th. There will be a reading, a
> signing, and also some snazzy bookmarks and cake because my friends are
> good at marketing ;)
> If you're not in the Chicago area, but would like to see me talk about the
> book and spin a yarn or two about my old sysadmin days, check out the list
> of spring talk dates <http://programmedinequality.com/#speaking> on my
> book website. I will be in New York, Silicon Valley, Durham NC, and
> Manchester UK--and a few more dates will be added as spring progresses.
> This book would not have been possible without the community, camaraderie,
> and intellectual and moral support of SIGCIS, so I want to thank you all
> for the parts you have played in helping bring this project to fruition.
> Thanks, and hope to see you out there,
> Marie
> ______________________
> Marie Hicks, Ph.D.
> Asst. Professor, History of Technology
> Illinois Institute of Technology
> Chicago, IL USA
> mhicks1 at iit.edu | mariehicks.net <http://www.mariehicks.net/> |
> @histoftech <http://twitter.com/histoftech>
> *Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost
> Its Edge in Computing*
> www.programmedinequality.com
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