2012-2013 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2012-2013 Seminars

Friday, September 28, 2012
Women and Gender Seminar
“Constructing a Female Dominion of Legal Aid: The Chicago Experience”Felice Batlan, Illinois Institute of Technology-Kent College of Law
Friday, October 26, 2012
Women and Gender Seminar
Panelists: Amanda Hendrix-Komoto, University of Michigan and Kyle Roberts, Loyola University Chicago “Mormons in the South Seas: Masculinity, Marriage, and the Imperial Politics of Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century Tahiti”Amanda Hendrix-Komoto, University of Michigan
Friday, November 30, 2012
Women and Gender Seminar
“’Hellenic Culture and Christian Ideals’: White, Greek-Letter Sororities and the Culture of Nostalgia”Margaret Freeman, College of William and Mary
Friday, January 25, 2013
Women and Gender Seminar
Panelists: Sharony Green, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Kyle Mays, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “Freedom: ‘A Matter I Deserve to Have’: Constructions of Identity and the Fancy Girl”Sharony Green, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, March 1, 2013
Women and Gender Seminar
Panelists: Julie Fountain, University of Illinois at Chicago and Martin Smith, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “Mother Figures: Women Military Officers in Britain in the 1950s”Julie Fountain, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, April 5, 2013
Women and Gender Seminar
“‘Falling in Love Intelligently’: Eugenic Love in the Progressive Era”Susan Rensing, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Commentator: Susan J. Pearson, Northwestern University