In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s — October 8-10 2010

In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s Fall Festival October 8th 2010 – October 10th 2010 The 1970s was a period of intense excitement, change, activism, and activity for lesbians. As lesbian feminism redefined what qualified as a “political issue” and challenged every assumption about gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and […]

The Woman with Worn-out Shoes: Gender and Homelessness in the Great Depression

A lecture by ELAINE ABELSON Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies, Eugene Lang College; Senior Lecturer in History Studies, NSSR November 11, Wednesday 4 to 6 PM Presented by The New School Gender Studies Program Fall 2009 Lecture Series 80 Fifth Avenue at 14th St., Room 802 This event is free and open to […]

Thirty Year Reflections on Women on the Line: Changes and Continuities in Women's Work

Miriam Glucksmann, author of Women on the Line Presented by the NYU the Center for the United States and the Cold War at the Tamiment Library; co-sponsored by the New York Labor History Association October 26, Monday 5 to 7 PM Comments by Linda Gordon, History, NYU The Tamiment Library Bobst Library 70 Washington Square […]

Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated to suggest […]