2019-2020 IHR seminar series: Gender and History in the Americas Seminar

Please note that this year, all seminars will be held at the Women’s Library, Room RO1 (Lower ground floor of London School of Economics and Political Science. Seminars are scheduled to start at 5.30.

We continue to be grateful to the Institute of Historical Research for their support of the seminar series.

22nd October 2019

Rona Cran (University of Birmingham) Space Occupied: Women Poet-Editors and the Mimeograph Revolution in 1960s New York.

19 November 2019

Camillia Cowling (University of Warwick) “The Many Journeys of Teresa Mina: ‘Slave-Moving’, ‘Mobility,’ and Gender in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Cuba.” 

10th December 2019

Michael Goodrum (Canterbury Christ Church University) ‘Superman believes that a wife’s place is in the home!’: Gender and the Superhero Narrative.

28th January 2020

Chloe Ireton (University College London) Freedom in degrees; an epic journey of slavery, freedom, marriage, divorce, and brujeria. 

18th February 2020

Ruth Percy (University of Oxford)

Equality, rights, and work: Women in Chicago’s labour movement.

10 March 2020

Nick Witham (University College London)

Gerda Lerner’s Popular Feminist Histories.

Convenors – Dr Imaobong Umoren (LSE), Dr Sinead McEneaney (Open University), Dr Dawn-Marie Gibson (Royal Holloway, University of London), Dr Ruth Beecher (Birkbeck, University of London)

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