"Podcasting the Past: Teaching Tolerance and the Making of Queer America" — History Department Gender and Sexualities Cluster Interactive talk with Dr. Leila Rupp, Distinguished Professor of Feminist Studies Leila Rupp, Department of Feminist Studies, will talk about the process of designing and co-hosting a podcast, "Queer America," sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project. The podcast aims [...]
On Thursday, 20 January 2022, Anna Rudolph will share her chapter - Chapter 6_Revolutionary Radegund- with the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster. This chapter presents an in-depth study of the cult of Radegund, a sixth-century Frankish queen-saint, from the French Revolution through the turn of the twentieth century. The Revolution had a devastating effect on the cult of Radegund [...]
Graduate student, Giulia Giamboni shares the 3rd chapter of her dissertation - "Women’s donations of Textiles" (here)- with the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster. This chapter investigates the construction of political affiliation and religious patronage through the donation of textiles in the cross-cultural context of fourteenth-century Zadar (Croatia). I argue that these gifts, in particular those involving textiles, constituted a public expression of [...]
Mika Thornburg will share her in-progress dissertation chapter: "Selling Self-Discovery: Constructing a Desire for Female Travel in Postwar Japan, 1960-1985." Please read the paper in advance and be prepared to share your observations and insights with the group.
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