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Online Extras Spring 2018

The following online extras accompany the print version of the spring 2018 edition of the Forum, the theme of which is Women.


"Scientific Misconduct: Why is Science Such Fertile Ground for Harassment and What Can Be Done About It?" by Niescja Turner


  1. Clancy, K. B. H., K. M. N. Lee, E. M. Rodgers, and C. Richey (2017), Double jeopardy in astronomy and planetary science: Women of color face greater risks of gendered and racial harassment, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JE005256.

"Power On: Why Video Games Matter" by Shira Chess


  1. Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (1949).

"Women in the Red Zone" by Maire O. Simington


  1. “Women and Heart Disease Fact Sheet,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,  
  2. “The biggest health threat women face,” TED Talks, November 2011,
  3. “Why medicine often has dangerous side effects for women,” TED Talks, September 2014,

"Beyond Austen and Shelley" by Devoney Looser


  1. Devoney Looser, “Preface,” The Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period, Cambridge UP, 2015 p. xiii.
  2. “British Fiction 1800-1829, A Database of Production, Circulation & Reception,” Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research, 2004,