Shirley Jackson

Fact Check: Physicist Shirley Jackson Did NOT Invent Fiber-Optic Cables, Touch-Tone Phone Or Caller ID

Did theoretical physicist Shirley Jackson invent fiber-optic cables, the touch-tone phone and caller ID? No, that's not true: All of these were invented by other people. Although her professional accomplishments and accolades are many, she did not invent those telecommunication advances as a post claims, nor did she invent call waiting, the portable fax machine or the solar cell, which are also commonly attributed to her in social media memes.
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A visitation for Shirley Carter Jackson, 79, will be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Funeral will begin at 3 p.m. with a burial to follow the service in Cedar Cemetery. GLENDA FELKINS. Elgin. Updated: May 18, 2021, 1:22 PM. Glenda Marie Barwick...

Shirley Jackson honored for community service

VIENNA — Shirley Jackson joined an exclusive group last week, when she was inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens’ Hall of Fame. The honor was achieved after many years of community service in Dorchester County, including religious, cultural, health and historical contributions. The award itself, called the GERI, features a...
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Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Dr. Shirley Jackson

She is the current president of the oldest technological research university in America, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. In 1973, the honorable Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson became the first African American woman to earn a doctorate at MIT in nuclear physics. Her academic achievements are so extensive and impressive, it's not even funny. Dr. Jackson is not only a living history maker, she is an amazing science pioneer, theoretical physicist, and inventor as well.

Shirley Jackson receives award

CAMBRIDGE — Shirley S. Jackson of Cambridge was recently named to the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame and selected to receive the prestigious GERI award. The Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame was incorporated in January 1987. It serves to recognize, acknowledge, and honor the volunteer civic and humanitarian accomplishments and achievements of individual Maryland senior citizens.

Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg on ‘extraordinary love’ of Shirley Jackson and Stanley Hyman

If you watch TV series from the 1950s, it appears that being a wife and mother was something just short of perfection. Just look at our favorite sitcom moms of the era-June Cleaver, Harriet Nelson and Donna Stone. They were always happy and peppy. They even wore pearls as they were vacuuming the living room or scrubbing the tub. But a lot of women of the era lived lives of quiet desperation. They may have had a college degree but wasn’t able to pursue a career because it got in the way of being a housewife and mom.

44 Blue ups Andrew Paskoff & Shirley Jackson to senior production roles

US-based 44 Blue Productions has upped Andrew Paskoff to EVP of production and operations and Shirley Jackson to co-executive in charge of production. Paskoff joined Red Arrow Studios-owned 44 Blue, which is behind shows including Netflix doc Jailbirds and Investigation Discovery’s Twisted Sisters, in January 2019 as SVP of production. In his new role, he will be responsible for all physical production and operations as part of the company’s senior leadership team. He reports to 44 Blue’s co-CEOs and co-founders Rasha Drachkovitch and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch.

Exclusive: 44 Blue Productions elevates Andrew Paskoff, Shirley Jackson

Burbank, California-based 44 Blue Productions, part of Red Arrow Studios, has fortified its senior executive ranks with the promotions of Andrew Paskoff and Shirley Jackson. Paskoff (pictured left) has been elevated to the role of EVP of production and operations with responsibility for all physical production and operations as part of the company’s senior decision-making team.
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Unseen Shirley Jackson story to be published

A “lost” story by Shirley Jackson, in which the author of The Haunting of Hill House shows a microcosm of the racism and sexism in US society through a dissatisfied woman’s trip to a corner shop, is being published for the first time. Adventure on a Bad Night follows Vivien...
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Rarely seen Shirley Jackson story is finally published

NEW YORK (AP) — Laurence Hyman, son of the late Shirley Jackson, has been on a quest for more than 20 years. Jackson was just 48 when she died, in 1965, and left behind an extensive backlog of unreleased material. Her husband, the literary critic Stanley Edgar Hyman, made little effort to organize her papers beyond giving them to the Library of Congress, so Hyman and his sister, Sarah Hyman DeWitt, took on the job. They have made several trips to Washington, sorting through boxes and sometimes finding sections of a given work in different piles, a process especially time consuming because Shirley Jackson rarely dated her manuscripts.
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A never-before-seen Shirley Jackson story has just been published.

This week is a whirlwind for Shirley Jackson fans! On Monday we learned we’re getting a Jackson tribute anthology in 2021, and now, an unseen Shirley Jackson story has been published in The Strand Magazine. Jackson’s son, Laurence Hyman, found the story—“Adventure on a Bad Night”—among Jackson’s papers at the...