In Heartland, Smarsh eloquently unpacks the harsh realities of the working poor in places that are simultaneously celebrated as the nation’s “heartland” and mocked as being part of the “great flyover.”
Civic responsibility combined with wartime nativist hysteria to give midwestern women the right to vote.
Targeting farm women was deemed a best practice for farmer's institutes.
Even before the invention of social media networks, radical and lesbian feminists practiced exclusion within communities designed for “womyn-born women.”
How can Gender Studies majors learn about transgender history, rights, and activism beyond the college classroom? How can students apply their knowledge of feminist theory and methods to practical problems? What does being an ally and an activist look like? These are the questions we are asking and answering in creating a Transgender Studies internship program...
Putting Women in a Man’s World: Making a Conscious Effort to Include Women in Museum Exhibits Leah Tookey, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum History museums are created to tell a certain story about a place, a time, a people, or a way of life. How we tell that story determines whether or not we … Continue reading Putting Women in a Man’s World: Making a Conscious Effort to Include Women in Museum Exhibits
Editor's Note: This post is the first in a new series featuring abstracts for past and upcoming conference presentations. Publishing abstracts on this blog enables us to share ongoing research far beyond the boundaries of the conferences at which these presentations are given. If you find an abstract interesting, we encourage you to contact the … Continue reading The Charreada in the U.S.: A National Sport in Another Nation