2014-2015 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender | Newberry

2014-2015 Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

2014-2015 Seminars

Friday, September 19, 2014
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Francoise Hamlin, Brown University “Oral History As Feminist History: Charting the Civil Rights Career of Vera Pigee”
Friday, October 24, 2014
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Traci Parker, University of Chicago, “Rethinking Southern Sit-In Movements: Black Worker-Consumer Alliances and Constructing a Modern Black Middle Class” Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach, Earlham College, “The Policy Game: Women and Gambling on Chicago’s South Side, 1930s.” Commentator: Keona Ervin, University of Missouri
Friday, November 7, 2014
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
“’Do not, on any account, marry one the back of whose head resembles cut No.4’: The Visual Encoding of Gender Ideology in Nineteenth-century Phrenology texts” Susan Branson, Syracuse University Commentator: Carla Bittel, Loyola Marymount University
Friday, January 23, 2015
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Emily Johnson, Yale University, “A Woman’s Place: Conservative Christian Women’s National Political Leadership.” Kathleen Belew, Northwestern University, “The Mothers of Future Aryan Warriors: Race Women in the White Power Movement, 1979-1995” Commentator: Michelle Nickerson, Loyola University Chicago
Friday, February 20, 2015
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Tamara Chaplin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “”Lesbian Utopias: Toulouse’s Bagdam Cafée, 1976-2009.” Elizabeth Fraterrigo, Loyola University Chicago, “Televising the Feminine Mystique: Betty Friedan’s Appraisal of Television, Female Audiences, and the Feminist Series That Never Aired.” Commentator: Suzanne Kaufmann, Loyola University Chicago
Friday, March 20, 2015
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Lauren MacIvor Thompson, Georgia State University, “Science and Sex Relations: Mary Ware Dennett and Evolving Arguments for Birth Control Reform.” Sarah Rodriguez, Northwestern University, “Challenging the Necessity of the Episiotomy: Feminist Concerns and Nursing Discourse in the 1970s” Commentator: Judith Houck, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Friday, April 24, 2015
Gender and Sexuality Seminar
Danielle McGuire, Wayne State University “The Maid and Mr. Charlie: Black Women and Sexual Violence in the Jim Crow South”