Sheila Tobias is Remembered in New Obit from NYT

Sheila Tobias, Who Defined ‘Math Anxiety,’ Dies at 86 Feeling jittery about math — and altogether avoiding it — “is a serious handicap” that often affected women, she wrote in Ms. magazine in 1976, followed by a book on the subject. When Sheila Tobias finished her freshman year at Radcliffe College in 1954, her professor in a natural sciences [...]

2022-09-12T16:59:09-04:00September 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Barbara Ehrenreich, writer and activist, dies at 81

Barbara Ehrenreich, the author, activist and self-described “myth buster” who in such notable works as “Nickel and Dimed” and “Bait and Switch” challenged conventional thinking about class, religion and the very idea of an American dream, has died at age 81. See her Pioneer Histories page here. Ehrenreich died Thursday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, according to her son, the [...]

2022-09-12T11:52:54-04:00September 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|
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