I really need to stop reading the blogs. They’re too depressing.

Posted: June 24, 2013 by Jender in Bad news, difficulty of problems, double standards, failure to take women seriously, ignoring women, implicit bias, Maleness of philosophy, sexual harassment

Here’s the picture they paint of what it’s like to be a woman in philosophy: I’m sexually harassed by my professor in grad school. I somehow manage to get a job anyhow (probably as a “token” woman). I do twice as much service as my male colleagues. My students hold me to higher standards than my male colleagues. Somehow I manage to publish in good journals anyhow. But I am not invited to conferences (though some organizers might lie and say they invited me). My work is not cited, never anthologized, and not included on any syllabi.

It’s a wonder there are any of us left.

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