2009-2010 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2009-2010 Seminars

Friday, September 25, 2009
“John Adams and Masculine Sexual Identity”Thomas A. Foster, DePaul UniversityCommentator: John D’Emilio, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, October 30, 2009
Women, Violence, and Race in the Movements against Rape and AbortionCommentator: Christine Stansell, University of Chicago  
Friday, November 13, 2009
Targeting Women in the 1950s Commentator: Elizabeth Fraterrigo, Loyola University “An Odd, Emotional Girl: How Psychological Profiling and Gender Shaped Security Risk Assessment”Elizabeth Collins, Triton College
Friday, January 22, 2010
“The Contested Body of Mollie Fancher: Lay Authority and the Hysteria Diagnosis”Adrienne Phelps Coco, University of Illinois at ChicagoCommentator: Kim Nielsen, University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Friday, February 19, 2010
“The Long Civil Rights Movement in Chicago: Ann Harrigan and Women’s Catholic Interracialism, 1933-1948”Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at ChicagoCommentator: Jane Dailey, University of Chicago 
Friday, March 19, 2010
New Approaches to Second-Wave Feminism, 1964-1984 “ ‘The ERA is Their Bag, Agriculture is Mine’: Midwestern Agrarian Feminists in the Second Wave, 1964-1984”Jenny Barker-Devine, Illinois College
Friday, April 23, 2010
“Reading Married Love:  History, Heterosexuality, and Marriage in the Inter-war Years”Lisa Sigel, DePaul UniversityCommentator: Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, May 21, 2010
Gender, Professionalism, and Business in the Early Twentieth Century“The ‘Domestication’ of Business: Service in the Turn-of-the-Century American Banks” Nancy Marie Robertson, Indiana University/Purdue University,  Indianapolis