supplemental materials based on week 1 discussion

re: our understandings of nature & biology:

Emily Martin, “The Egg and The Sperm: How Science Has Created a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles”

Joan Roughgarden, Evolution’s Rainbow: Diversity, Gender and Sexuality in Nature and People

someone asked why we sometimes perform movements that are detrimental to our health and well being, which reminded me of this article:

Lauren Berlant, “Cruel Optimism” (2006).  She also released a book with the same title in 2011.

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