2008-2009 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2008-2009 Seminars

Friday, September 26, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Mary Frederickson, Miami University of Ohio

“Back to the Future: Mapping Women Workers Across the Global South”
Mary Frederickson, Miami University of Ohio

Friday, October 17, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Jack Norton, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Clothes Make the Man: Cross-Dressing and the Law in Early Modern Spain”
Jack Norton, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, December 5, 2008
Women and Gender Seminar: Barbara Dobschuetz, Independent Scholar and Rima Lunin Schultz, Independent Scholar

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
Women and Gender Seminar: Catherine Batza, University of Illinois at Chicago

“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
Women and Gender Seminar: Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University of Ohioo

“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
Women and Gender Seminar: Andrea Robertson Cremer, Macalester College

“Indian Women’s Captivity Narratives: An Exercise in Historical Inversion”
Andrea Robertson Cremer, Macalester College

Friday, April 24, 2009
Women and Gender Seminar: Leslie Dunlap, Willamette University

“Vara Majette’s White Blood: Race and Sexual Freedom in the New South”
Leslie Dunlap, Willamette University

Friday, May 15, 2009
Women and Gender Seminar: Susan Pearson, Northwestern University

“’The Dove Has Claws’: Anticruelty Reform and Masculine Sentimentalism in Gilded Age America”
Susan Pearson, Northwestern University