2008-2009 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2008-2009 Seminars

Friday, September 26, 2008
“Back to the Future: Mapping Women Workers Across the Global South” Mary Frederickson, Miami University of Ohio
Friday, October 17, 2008
“Clothes Make the Man: Cross-Dressing and the Law in Early Modern Spain” Jack Norton, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, December 5, 2008
Hull-House After Jane Addams “Bowen Country Club: The Intersection of Women’s Space, Nature, and Visions of Childhood” Barbara Dobschuetz, Independent Scholar
Friday, January 16, 2009
“Against Doctors’ Orders: Lesbian Motherhood and the Battle for Medical Authority in the 1970s”Catherine Batza, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, February 20, 2009
“When Women’s Rights Activists Embraced Darwin: the Evolutionary Feminism of Antoinette Brown Blackwell and Elizabeth Cady Stanton” Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University of Ohio
Friday, March 20, 2009
“Indian Women’s Captivity Narratives: An Exercise in Historical Inversion” Andrea Robertson Cremer, Macalester College
Friday, April 24, 2009
“Vara Majette’s White Blood: Race and Sexual Freedom in the New South”Leslie Dunlap, Willamette University
Friday, May 15, 2009
“’The Dove Has Claws’: Anticruelty Reform and Masculine Sentimentalism in Gilded Age America”Susan Pearson, Northwestern University