The Egg and The Sperm Or/And Feminism and Science.

Artwork inspired by Margaret Atwood’s landmark novel The Handmaid’s Tale, found at: clashcultures.com

In this story, we are going to discuss some major ideas expressed by female scientists regarding the role of gender in science and how gender roles are embedded and define biological discourses of human reproduction.

In order to be introduced to concepts related to elements of constructing gender and social norms through science, we are examining two classical papers of Keller…