[SIGCIS-Members] Book release of Programmed Inequality

Christopher Leslie chris.leslie at nyu.edu
Tue Jan 24 16:47:21 PST 2017


Congratulations, Marie! Just placed my order.

Is it possible for you to add more speaking dates? The topic of your book
fits in with some of the classes I am teaching, so I could try to arrange
something here the week you are in New York if you are available.

Chris

On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 7:42 PM, Christine Finn <christine.finn at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>
>
>
> 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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