Last spring I was awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on a project entitled, Julia Ward Howe, Helene Deutsche, and Sophia Kleegman: 20th-Century Women Shaping the Science and Medicine of Fertility. To read more about this project and the award, click here.
In mid-May I hopped a plane to Boston and made my way to Cambridge, MA to spend a week searching for archival documents concerning chemistry, women’s history, and reproductive health (not necessarily in that order).
Over the holiday break, Madison Krall found her way to the Mary Tyler Moore statue in Minneapolis. She was inspired to do so after reading Bonnie Dow’s fantastic book Primetime Feminism in my class on Strategic Feminist Communication. Props to Madison’s mom for taking this great photo in -10 degree weather!
Dr. Ray’s engaging B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture was entitled “A Green Oasis in the History of my Life: Race and the Culture of Debating in Antebellum Charleston, South Carolina.” Here she is pictured after her lecture with me and Dr. Kent Ono. Dr. Ray was also kind enough to offer a seminar with faculty…