2007-2008 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2007-2008 Seminars

Friday, September 28, 2007
Women and Gender Seminar: Christine Stansell, University of Chicago

“Recovering the 1950s: Women’s Political Hopes in the Lost Decade”
Christine Stansell, University of Chicago

Friday, October 12, 2007
Women and Gender Seminar: Theresa Napson-Williams, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Rescuing Recy: Race, Rape, and Justice in Alabama
Theresa Napson-Williams, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Friday, December 14, 2007
Women and Gender Seminar: Kim Nielsen, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay

Women Unfit for Property: Gender, Disability, and the Legally Incompetent Female
Kim Nielsen, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay

Friday, January 11, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Elizabeth Pleck, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Cohabitation and Small Town America in 1971”
Elizabeth Pleck, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Friday, February 8, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Maureen Flanagan, Michigan State University

“Consolidating the Patriarchal City: Gender Ideals and the Transformation of the Built Environments of Chicago, Dublin, London, and Toronto from the 1870s into the 1940s”
Maureen Flanagan, Michigan State University

Friday, March 14, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ohio State University

“Women’s Internationalism and Orientalism: The Indochinese Women’s Conferences of 1971”
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ohio State University

Friday, April 11, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Amy Harris, Brigham Young University

Sibling Politics: Birth Order, Gender, and Marital Status in Eighteenth-Century England
Amy Harris, Brigham Young University

Friday, May 9, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Caroline Janney, Purdue University

“ ‘One of the Best Loved, North and South’: The Appropriation of National Reconciliation by LaSalle Corbell Pickett”
Caroline Janney, Purdue University