Time Line of Donna Haraway

Timeline created by qgreer
  • Early Years

    Donna Jeanne Haraway was born in September 6, 1944 in Denver, Colorado. Haraway's mother died from a heart attack when she was 16 years old. Donna's father was a sports writer for The Denver Post.She attended high school at St. Mary's Academy in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Growing up around her father is where she found her own love for writing.
  • Education Life

    Haraway majored in Zoology, with minors in philosophy and English at the Colorado College. After college she moved to Paris and studied evolutionary philosophy and theology at the Foundation Teilhard de Chardin. She also completed her Ph.D. in biology at Yale in 1972. In 1999, Haraway received the Society for Social Studies of Science's Ludwik Fleck Prize. Her most famous essay eas published in 1985 " A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in 1980s".
  • Haraway accomplishments

    Haraway accomplishments
    Manifesto for Cyborg was related as " an effort to build an ironic political myth faithful to feminism, socialism, and materialism. She defines the cyborg as " a creature in a post-gender world; it has no truck with bisexuality, pre-oedipal , symbiosis, or other seductions to organic wholeness through a final grant of all the powers of the parts into a higher unity. she inspected how beliefs about gender shaped the production of knowledge about nature.
  • other writings

    other writings
    1.A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century" (1985)
    2.Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective" (1988).
    3.Crystals, Fabrics, and Fields: Metaphors of Organicism in Twentieth-Century Developmental Biology.
    4.Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science, published in 1989 (Routledge),
  • Late Life

    she is now 76 years old and is an American Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department and Feminist Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She lives north of San Francisco with her partner Rusten Hogness.