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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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On November 9, 2014, two Ann Arbor police officers shot and killed Aura Rosser, a 40-year-old black woman, after responding to a domestic violence call. In the 911 call, Rosser’s partner, 54-yea... read more »

A Daring Woman

30 June 2015
I’ve been working on a longer project on Lady Deborah Moody (1586-1659?), another one of the transatlantic travelers of the seventeenth century who fascinate me perpetually. She was in Salem for... read more »

Picturing Syphilis

30 June 2015
By Maureen Gibbon (Guest Contributor) My novel Paris Red is a fictional account of the relationship between artist Édouard Manet and his favorite redheaded model, Victorine Meurent, the woman w... read more »
Interview by David Minto A sweeping account of sexuality and socialism in twentieth century Britain, Stephen Brooke’s Sexual Politics has the feel of a traditional political history ev... read more »

Kate Field

29 June 2015
One of the First American Women Journalists Kate Field was one of the first American celebrity journalists. A literary and cultural sensation, she wrote for several prestigious newspapers, such as the... read more »
SARAH LIVINGSTON JAY and MARY WHITE MORRIS continued to correspond. See previous post. By this time Sarah was in Paris where her husband John served as a peace commissioner. Her subjects were children... read more »
History matters. Sober and sophisticated historical research can make a difference in the world. I am proud to live in a nation that now, per the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, recognizes the rights o... read more »
Charlottenburg Palace is the largest palace in Berlin and it sits in the Palace Garden. Naturally, there was some construction going on while I was there. The Palace was commissioned by Sophie Ch... read more »
It's a great pleasure to welcome Rebecca Mascull to the blog today. Her new novel, SONG OF THE SEA MAID, is out this month and tells the haunting story of Dawnay Price, an eighteenth-century... read more »

Flowers and Flags

28 June 2015
That’s what late June and early July are all about in essence:  flowers (mostly roses) and flags. This particular year, even more so regarding the latter. I worked on my garden quite a bit... read more »
A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of the ice pick lobotomy. The story of New York’s last slave. The path to Griswold v. Connecticut. A Jewish family in 19... read more »
"From Ireland to Haiti, Frederick Douglass Preached Freedom," Boston Haitian Reporter, 22 June 2015. Dig the statue:"Attorney General Loretta Lynch Uses Frederick Douglass's Bible for Swearing-In Cere... read more »

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