September 19, 2012.
- Kate will be speaking at Champaign-Urbana’s Science Cafe this October 3rd at 5:30pm in the Espresso Royale on Goodwin. Here is the blurb for her talk: ”Kate Clancy is an assistant professor of biological anthropology, blogger of ladybusiness, avenger of bad science, and roller derby athlete. Come hear Dr. Clancy talk about science communication, her research, and how important it is to understand the female body in the face of cultural and political attacks on choice.”
- Kate will be speaking at Bradley University in Peoria, IL on October 16th at 7pm, additional details TBA.
- Building Babies: Primate Development in Proximate and Ultimate Perspective has been published by Springer. Universities with access to Springer Books can access all chapters free here.
- The Best Science Writing Online 2012 has been published by FSG books, which includes a revised version of Kate’s menotoxins blog post. It’s available online and in your local bookstore. The first review can be found here.
- “Late Pregnancy, Labor Induction and the Occupy Uterus Movement” was published in the September issue of Anthropology Now, a peer-reviewed, four-field anthropology journal intended for a general audience.
- Kate attended Sci Foo in August, and finally got to see the wonder that is the Googleplex.
April 18, 2012.
- Kate’s co-edited volume with Drs. Katie Hinde (Harvard) and Julienne Rutherford (University of Illinois, Chicago) is off to the presses! Building Babies: Primate Development in Proximate and Ultimate Perspective will be out in late August or early September. Read my interviews with my co-editors Hinde and Rutherford, and check with your university library to see if you subscribe to this series; if so you can receive a free ebook version and $25 paperback copy.
- Kate’s blog post “Menstruation is just blood and tissue you ended up not using” was selected for The Open Laboratory 2012: The Best of Science Writing on the Web, out later this year.
- Kate presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropology meetings last week in Portland, Oregon on strenuousness of physical activity and urinary C-reactive protein concentrations. Co-authors and collaborators included Laura Klein, Dana Ahern, Grazyna Jasienska, Rick Bribiescas, Ilona Nenko and Ania Ziomkiewicz.
August 18, 2011.
Kate has a book review just out on Wenda Trevathan’s book Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives in the Journal of Women & Aging.
July 5, 2011.