Announcement: Émilie du Châtelet’s Essai sur l’Optique Transcription

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For the first time, the French text of Émilie Du Châtelet’s Essai sur l’Optique–her essay on optics–is now available. The release of the text represents an international collaboration and more than two years of work on four manuscript sources. Scholars working on Du Châtelet, women in early modern philosophy, and the history of science and optics will […]

Where are they now?: Heather Woods

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Tell us about yourself. What brought you to work as the Outreach & Assessment Coordinator of Project Vox? I am a critical communication scholar who researches the relationship between rhetoric, technology, and culture. Currently, I am Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Technology at Kansas State University. I worked with Project Vox during my doctoral training […]

Where are they now?: Liz Crisenbery

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Tell us about yourself. What brought you to work as the Project Manager of Project Vox? My academic training is in musicology; I’m a Ph.D. Candidate at Duke, and my dissertation focuses on opera reception and representations of masculinity in four works by Italian fascist composers from 1935 to 1941. I didn’t know anything about […]

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Public Media: Project Vox in The Atlantic

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Earlier this year Project Vox was mentioned in an article on The Atlantic about the movie The Circle (2017), a technological thriller. Elizabeth Yale discusses how “women are cast as consumers [of communications technologies], rather than agents; controlled, rather than controlling.” She refers to two women, Margery Kempe (c. 1373–1438) and Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673), who […]