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As part of a course on Gender, Sex and Evolution led by Professor Sarah Richardson, students at Harvard University have road-tested our resources and produced a series of projects on the theme of Darwin and Gender.

The students’ brief was 1) to design a set of projects which highlight the value of the Darwin and Gender research initiative and 2) to explore the contribution that our work might make to Gender History and Gender Studies.

Five of the most exciting projects will appear on the Darwin Correspondence Project website in the very near future. For now, take a sneak peek at one student’s inspired, TV-quiz-show-themed video response.

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Home Studies in NatureOur research into Mary Treat has been given a boost in the form of associate professor of nineteenth-century science and Mary Treat expert Tina Gianquitto of the Colorado School of Mines who has generously offered us her help.  In collaboration with both our Cambridge and Harvard offices, Tina has provided an article on the role of domesticity and Darwin in Treat’s Home Studies and has been interviewed by a member of the Harvard team while on a recent research trip to Boston.  We look forward to bringing you Tina’s article and audio interview as part of our case study on Mary Treat in the near future!

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