2009-2010 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2009-2010 Seminars

Friday, September 25, 2009
Women and Gender Seminar: Thomas A. Foster, DePaul University

“John Adams and Masculine Sexual Identity
Thomas A. Foster, DePaul University
Commentator: John D’Emilio, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, October 30, 2009
Women and Gender Seminar: Catherine O. Jacquet, University of Illinois at Chicago and Karissa Haugeberg, University of Iowa

Women, Violence, and Race in the Movements against Rape and Abortion
Commentator: Christine Stansell, University of Chicago  

Friday, November 13, 2009
Women and Gender Seminar: Elizabeth Collins, Triton College and Nicolaas Mink, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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
Women and Gender Seminar: Adrienne Phelps Coco, University of Illinois at Chicago

“The Contested Body of Mollie Fancher: Lay Authority and the Hysteria Diagnosis
Adrienne Phelps Coco, University of Illinois at Chicago
Commentator: Kim Nielsen, University of Wisconsin–Green Bay

Friday, February 19, 2010
Women and Gender Seminar: Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

“The Long Civil Rights Movement in Chicago: Ann Harrigan and Women’s Catholic Interracialism, 1933-1948”
Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago
Commentator: Jane Dailey, University of Chicago 

Friday, March 19, 2010
Women and Gender Seminar: Jenny Barker-Devine, Illinois College and Voichita Nachescu, Grand Valley State University

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
Women and Gender Seminar: Lisa Sigel, DePaul University

“Reading Married Love:  History, Heterosexuality, and Marriage in the Inter-war Years
Lisa Sigel, DePaul University
Commentator:
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, May 21, 2010
Women and Gender Seminar: Nancy Marie Robertson, Indiana University/Purdue University

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