Saturday

Saturday, May 24, 2014

At-a-glance

7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration
10:00 am – 6 pm Book Exhibit
10:30 am – 4:45 pm Film/Video Screenings and Q & As
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm Film Screening

FQA4 Public Bodies/Hidden Histories: Disability and Difference in Eleven Digital Stories, followed by Q & A with filmmakers

8:00 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions

117 Documenting Afro-Cuban History: The Films of Gloria Rolando
118 Nuns and Their Books: Performing and Interpreting Liturgical Texts in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1300–1550
119 Women, Children, Slavery, and the Law in 18th-Century North and South America

120 The Self in Performance: Gender, Performativity, and the Autobiographical in South Asia and the Middle East
121 Indigenous Women and Mobilization: Idle No More, Before and Beyond
122 Towards a Global Commons: Digital Histories and the Collaborative Projects of Donna Gabaccia
123 Women’s History Meets Public History
124 Borders, Families, and the U.S. State
125 Voices from ‘the Edge’: Prostitution, Racial Order, and Urban Experiences in the 19th Century
126 Feminisms and the Practice of History: Global Perspectives
127 New Formations of Intimate and Reproductive Labour in a Global World
128 Voices from the Margins: Gender, State Institutions, and Indigenous Families in Fiji and New Zealand
129 New Lesbian/Queer Histories

130 Roads of Colonization: Journeys and Contested Spaces in Indigenous Women’s Lives
131 Marriage, Sexual Violence, and the Law: Legal Challenges to Sexual Politics
132 The Measure of Deviance: Medical Jurisprudence, Colonial Subjectivity, and Gender (Dis)Order in Colonial India
133 Birthing Black Babies in the African Diaspora
134 Médias et féminismes au Canada anglais, au Québec et en France, 1960–1980
135 Between Public and Private: Women’s Bodies and Public Spaces
136 The Feminist Killjoy in the Feminist Movement
138 Mutable Bodies and Precarious Health: Gendering Real and Imagined Bodies in Early Modern Europe

10:00 am – 10:30 am Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

137 Borders and Memory: Reflections on the Work of Luisa Passerini
139 A Sea Change in Publishing: The Future of the Book and the Journal
140 Gender and Economic Power in Three African Contexts
141 Queer Temporalities
142 Sexualities in the City
143 Hostages, Countesses, and Women of Ill-Repute in the Medieval and Early Modern World
144 Infidels: Religious Outsiders in the 19th-Century Women’s Rights Movement
145 Profeminists? Men, Masculinities, and Feminist Activism Across Three Centuries
146 Eugenics, Sterilization, and the Politics of Memory and Reparations
147 Labour at the Edge: Sex Work at the Margins of History, Place, and Policy
148 Global Feminism and the Digital Revolution
149 Cutting Edge Contributions and Critical Reflections in Canadian Feminist Legal History

150 A Religious ‘Triangle Trade’: Black Women and Missionary Agendas in Anglo-American Atlantic Empires
151 On Display: Japanese Girls and Women in the Asia-Pacific War and the Allied Occupation of Japan
152 On the Edges of Europe and its Empires: Women in 19th-Century Southeastern Europe
153 Sexuality, Identity, and Transformations of Gendered Work in Postwar America
154 Gender and History Teaching in the British Caribbean
155 Modern Motherhood and Maternal Practices in the Philippines and the Filipina Diaspora
156 Feminist Interventions: Nation, State, and Law in India
157 Lesbian Histories: Law, Letters, and Literature
158 Anishinaabeg Kwewag: A Conversation with Wanda Nanibush and Rebecca Belmore
159 Alternative Forms and Methods in Narrating Latin American Gender History
160 Living with the Legacies of Violence in the Jim Crow South: Memory, Trauma, and the Civil Rights Movement

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch Break 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunchtime Session 162 Twentieth Anniversary of Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Poster Session

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Workshop

1:00 pm – 3:30pm Workshop 

163 La femme et l’eau: regards croisés entre l’anthropologie et l’histoire des sociétés préindustrielles et traditionnelles

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
164 Women’s History and the Limits and Possibilities of Biography
165 Intimate Histories of Genocide and Extreme Violence
166 Female Authority and Religion in Africa: Islam and Christianity in Mali and Cameroon
167 Expanding the Edges of Sexual Knowledge in German-Speaking Europe
168 Women’s Labours and the Global Production of Consumer Culture in the 20th Century
169 Storied Illnesses: Personal Narratives of Secrets, Suffering, and Disability

170 Gendering Legal Culture in East Asian Modernities
171 The Pill and the World: Biomedical Contraception and Global Imaginaries in the 1960s
172 Afro-Caribbean Migrant Mothers in Canada and the United States
173 Developing Women’s History Archives 1909–1970s: International Perspectives
174 Performing on the Margins: The Subversion of Hegemonic Masculinities in 20th-Century America
175 Domesticity and Transpacific Exchange in China and the United States, 1830–1960
176 Mad Men’s Histories: Television, Gender, and Cultural Memory
177 Women and Women’s Bodies in Medical Discourse and Law in Colonial and 19th-Century Mexico
178 Sexuality and Silence: African-American Girls in Print, Sociology, and the Courts
179 Bonded Bodies, Bounded Freedom: Enslaved Women and the Politics of Freedom in the British Caribbean, c1600–1900

180 Colonial Connections: Gender and Household Labour in the Dutch Empire
181 Women on the Cutting Edge: Gender, Science, and Technology in the Era of Containment
182 International Comparisons of Indigenous Women and the Boarding Experience in the 20th Century
183 Rural Women Stretching Gender Norms Around the World
184 Constructing Trans: Gender Identities and Nonconformance across the 19th and 20th Centuries
185 Gender in Translation: An International Conversation with Joan Wallach Scott

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
186 Gender, Power, and Families in Ancient Empires
187 (De)Nationalizing the Body: Gender, Science, and the Politics of Reconstruction in U.S.-Japan Relations
188 Telling Stories: Collaborative Projects with Survivors of Psychiatry, Eugenics, Displacement, and Violence
189 Left Feminism

190 Women’s Roles, Places, and Spaces in the Indigenous World
191 The ‘Man Question’: Feminism and Masculinities, 1850s–1960s
192 Murder and Clemency: A Transnational Conversation
193 Encounters with Iraqi Refugee Women: Gendering Trauma, Violence, and Memory in the Iraqi Diaspora
194 Gendering Ethnicity in African Women’s Lives
195 Communicating Across Borders of Knowledge: Science, Art, and Literacy in the Long 18th Century
196 From Private Roles to Public Entanglements: The Possibilities and Constraints of Public Widowhood
197 Sexualities on the Edge: Purity, Danger, and Identity Narratives in Transnational Latin America
198 New Methodological Perspectives on the Re
construction of Women’s Lives in the Atlantic World, c. 1600–1800
199 Humanitarianism, Internationalism, and Affect

200 From the Margins to the Mass Media: Portrayals of Women Workers in Print Culture, 1940s–1970s
201 Saints, Physicians, and the Sick: Medieval Women Healers on the Margins
202 Playing At the Edges: Gender and Sport in North American History
203 Black Bodies and the Law
204 Labour, Schooling, and Indigenous Women in 19th-Century Canada, the US, and Australia
205 Gender, Biography, and Religion in Colonial Contexts: Methodological and Theoretical Challenges
206 Enslaved Histories in Latin America
207 Women, Embodied Sexual Feeling, and Romantic Love
208 Memories and the Politics of Belonging: Women’s Life Stories and Political Transformation in Postwar Europe
209 Screen Engagements: Activism and Moving Image Media

4:45 pm – 6:30 pm Plenary 210 (Indigenous) Women Make the World Go Round: Gender, History, and the Indigenous World

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm President’s Gala Reception 211 Reception at Hart House, Great Hall

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Reception hosted by Gender & History212 Hart House, East Common Room

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner – On your own (See conference website for a range of options) 9:00 pm – 12:30 am Saturday Night @ the Berks: Queer Performances and Dance 9:30 pm – 10:15 pm Queer Performances 10:15 pm – 12:30 am Dance


7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast University College, Howard Ferguson Dining Hall

8:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration University College, Main Floor Foyer

10:00 am – 6 pm Book Exhibit University College East & West Halls

10:30 am – 4:45 pm Film/Video Screenings and Q and As Robarts Library, Large and Small Screening Rooms

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Public Bodies/Hidden Histories: Disability and Difference in Ten Digital Stories, followed by Q & A with filmmakers

FQA4, RL Small Screening Room

8:00 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions

Documenting Afro-Cuban History: The Films of Gloria Rolando

117 RT, UC 179 Film Reel Co-Sponsored by New College and the Caribbean Studies Program, New College, University of Toronto and by the Department of Film and Media, Department of Global Development Studies, and the Department of History, Queen’s University Chair: Alexandra Anderson, Ryerson University

Chronicles of Belonging: Gloria Rolando’s Diasporic Ethnographies Susan Lord, Queen’s University
Recording Forgotten Histories: Gloria Rolando’s Cinematography Flora Gonzalez, Emerson College, Boston
Rehumanizing the Caribbean: The Microhistories of Gloria Rolando Kaushalya Bannerji, York University
Reflections on My Work Gloria Rolando, University of Havana

Commentator: Melanie Newton, University of Toronto

Nuns and Their Books: Performing and Interpreting Liturgical Texts in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1300–1550

118 P, UC 244 Chair: Melissa Moreton, University of Iowa

The Song of Angels: The Nuns of Syon Abbey Perform Their Office Ann Hutchison, York University, Glendon College
Musical Literacy: Liturgical Accretions, Manuscript Production, and the Female Scribes at Vadstena Abbey Michelle Urberg, University of Chicago
The Margin Is the Message: Readers’ Marks in Nuns’ Liturgical Books in Late Medieval Freiburg im Breisgau Cynthia J. Cyrus, Vanderbilt University
Inspirational Ornament and Chant Performance: Sister Eufrasia Burlamacchi’s Choirbooks in 16th-Century Lucca Loretta Vandi, Scuola del Libro di Urbino

Commentator: Janet Ann Youngdahl, University of Lethbridge

Women, Children, Slavery, and the Law in 18th-Century North and South America

119 P, HH Meeting Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Holly Brewer, University of Maryland

The Wench is Too Fruitful: Mothers and Children in Northern Slavery and Gradual Emancipation Sarah Levine-Gronningsater, University of Chicago
From Slavery to Poverty: Mothers and Children during Gradual Emancipation in Southern New England Ruth Wallis Herndon, Bowling Green State
University
The Emotional Bonds of Bondage: Love, Law, and Women in the Slave Society of 18th-Century Lima, Peru Bianca Premo, Florida International University
Holy Labouring Women: Enslaved Donadas in Lima’s Monasteries Michelle McKinley, University of Oregon

The Self in Performance: Gender, Performativity, and the Autobiographical in South Asia and the Middle East

120 P, HH Committee’s Room, 2nd floor Chair: Geraldine Forbes, State University of Ney York, Oswego

A Theatre at the Margins: Performing a Self and that Self in Performance Anshu Malhotra, Delhi University
A Performer in Performance: The Multiple Constructions of Begum Khurshid Mirza’s Written Life Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, Loughborough University
Portraits Across Time: Self-Performance and Identity in Two Generations of Muslim Women’s Autobiographical Writings Asiya Alam, Yale University
Self-Presentation and Performance in Qaisari Begum’s Book of Life: The Personal Reminiscences of an Early 20th-Century Indian Muslim Woman Sylvia Vatuk, University of Illinois at Chicago

Commentator: The Audience

Indigenous Women and Mobilization: Idle No More, Before and Beyond

121 P, UC A101 Chair and Commentator: Winona Wheeler, University of Saskatchewan | Pamela Palmater, Ryerson University

Indigenous Women, Jurisdictions, Borders and Space Kim Anderson, Wilfrid Laurier University
Grassroots Leadership and Indigenous Women Tanya Kappo, Lawyer and Activist

Towards a Global Commons: Digital Histories and the Collaborative Projects of Donna Gabaccia

122 RT, UC 140 Co-Sponsored by the University of Toronto Scarborough LibraryChair: Kathryn Kish Sklar, Binghamton University

Gender Ratios and Global Migration, 1850–2000 Johanna Leinonen, University of Turku
Gender and Migration Katharine Donato, Vanderbilt University
Exploring Intimacy and Mobility in Public and Private Linda Reeder, University of Missouri, Columbia
ePorte E. Natalie Rothman, University of Toronto
Gendering the Migrant Marketplace: Italian Consumers in North and South America Elizabeth Ann Zanoni, Old Dominion University
The Digitizing Immigrant Letters Project Sonia Cancian, McGill University/Concordia University

Commentator: Donna Gabaccia, University of Minnesota

Women’s History Meets Public History

123 RT, UC 144 Chair: Jean Pfaelzer, University of Delaware

Making a Case for a National Women’s History Museum on the National Mall Joan Wages, National Women’s History Museum
Intersections of Women’s History and Public History Kathleen Franz, American University
Perspectives on Museum Projects from a Historian of Women Karen Offen, Stanford University/International Museum of Women
JWA.org: Trusted Source or Interactive Website? Gail Twersky Reimer, Jewish Women’s Archive
African American Women in Museums: An Update Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History
History Moves: Some Ideas About Taking Women’s History on the Road Jennifer Brier, University of Illinois at Chicago

Borders, Families, and the U.S. State

124 RT, UC 65 Chair: Laurie Mercier, Washington State University Vancouver

Controlling for Prostitution: Women and North American Deportations in the Early 20th Century Torrie Hester, Saint Louis University
The Informal Politics of Survival: Racial Violence, Historical Trauma, and Mining Families in Rural Arizona, 1910–1940 Juliette Maiorana, University of California, San Diego
Competing for the Souls of Catholic Immigrants: The Immigration Work of the National Council of Catholic Women, 1918–1929 Jeanne Petit, Hope College

Discussant: Laurie Mercier, Washington State University Vancouver

Voices from ‘the Edge’: Prostitution, Racial Order, and Urban Experiences in the 19th Century

125 P, UC 177 Chair and Commentator: Tiffany Sippial, Auburn University

Rethinking Sexual Violence: White Women and Enslaved People’s Sexualized Bodies in the 19th-Century South Stephanie Jones-Rogers, University of Iowa
Enslavement, Prostitution, and the Law: Suing for Freedom in Late 19th-Century Rio de Janeiro Cassia Paigen Roth, University of California, Los Angeles
’Foky-Foky, Margarita?’ Prostitutes, Black Authority, and the Urban Order in American-Occupied Cuba Bonnie A. Lucero, University of Texas-Pan American

Feminisms and the Practice of History: Global Perspectives

126 RT, UC 161 Chair: Ashwini Tambe, University of Maryland

Producing Histories of Strategic Direction and Debate of a Feminist Organization in South Africa Koni Benson, University of Cape Town
Dalit Activism and Questions of Subjectivity and Translation: A Comparative Analysis of Dalit Activist Narratives from Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh Ketaki Jaywant, University of Minnesota and Richa Nagar, University of Minnesota
Research as a Mobilising Tool: What it Means to ‘Do’ Feminist Activist Research in Zimbabwe Shereen Essof, Just Associates (JASS)
Documenting Women’s Movements: Creating and Reading a ‘Critical Archive’ Ponni Arasu, University of Toronto

Commentator: Stéphane Martelly, Independent Scholar

New Formations of Intimate and Reproductive Labour in a Global World

127 P, UC 175 Chair: Jessaca Leinaweaver, Brown University

Nannied Out: Reproductive Stratification, Migration, and Long-Distance Motherhood Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Undocumented States of Preparedness: Undocumented Latina/o Immigrant Parenting across the United States, Mexico, and Central America Ana Elizabeth Rosas, University of California, Irvine
Renting Mothers in India: Converting Labour Processes to Property Relationships in Transnational Surrogacy Sharmila Rudrappa, University of Texas at Austin
The Role of International Adoption in the Korean Economic MiracleArissa Oh, Boston College

Commentator: Barbara Yngvesson, Hampshire College

Voices from the Margins: Gender, State Institutions, and Indigenous Families in Fiji and New Zealand

128 RT, UC 152 Co-sponsored by the Canada Research Chair in Cultural History and Analysis, University of Toronto Chair: Lachy Paterson, University of Otago

Youth on the Edge: Confinement and Madness in Colonial Fiji Jacqueline Leckie, University of Otago
The Establishment and Continued Necessity of Orphanages in Fiji Erica Newman, University of Otago
Archival Remains: Searching for Family in the Wake of the Pacific War Angela Wanhalla, University of Otago
Women and the Maori Land Court Paerau Warbrick, University of Otago

New Lesbian/Queer Histories

129 RT, HH South Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Marcia Gallo, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

African American Lesbian Health: Wellness and Resilience Lori Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lesbian Leadership and Feminism(s) Kelly Anderson, Smith College
Closets within Closets: Queering the History of the U.S. Communist Left Bettina Aptheker, University of California, Santa Cruz

Roads of Colonization: Journeys and Contested Spaces in Indigenous Women’s Lives

130 RT, UC 256 Chair: Lorraine Whiteduck Liberty, Nipissing First Nation

From ‘Squaw Rock’ to Frog Woman Rock: Indigenous Women on Highway 101 Cathleen Cahill, University of New Mexico
Colonization Road—The Land Speaks—Excerpts from a Documentary Film Michelle St. John, Frog Girls Films
Nikawii Otipaachimowina: My Mother’s Stories Lorraine Sutherland, Nipissing University
Being Homeless, Finding Home: the Stories of Anishinaabe and Inninewskew Women in Northern Ontario Katrina Srigley, Nipissing University

Commentator: Angela Pulley Hudson, Texas A&M University

Marriage, Sexual Violence, and the Law: Legal Challenges to Sexual Politics

131 P, HH Debates Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Sarah Anne Carter, University of Alberta

’A Crime Held in Especial Abhorrence’: Sexual Violence and Colonial Legal Discourse in Aotearoa/New Zealand Erin Ford Cozens, U.S. Department of State
Redefining Legitimacy: Feminist Challenges to Marriage in 19th-Century France Carolyn J. Eichner, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
’If She Was A Man She Would Take It Herself’: Female Sexual Assailants in the Progressive Era South D. Jeannine Cole, Duke University
’Living as Cattle’ at the Edge of the Range: Doukhobor Challenges to Gender Roles and Relationships in Canada, 1899–1949 Ashleigh Androsoff, Douglas College

The Measure of Deviance: Medical Jurisprudence, Colonial Subjectivity, and Gender (Dis)Order in Colonial India

132 P, HH Boardroom, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Elizabeth Kolsky, Villanova University

Narrating Deviance: Colonial Medical Jurisprudence and Sexual Aberration in Colonial India Durba Mitra, Fordham University
Abortion and Medical Experts in the British Indian Courtroom Mitra Sharafi, University of Wisconsin
‘Of Tender Age’: Rape, Criminal Responsibility, and Medico-Legal Proofs of Age in Colonial India Ishita Pande, Queen’s University
’A Sufficient Degree of Reason’? Insanity, British Medical Jurisprudence, and the Imperial Defendant Catherine Evans, Princeton University

Birthing Black Babies in the African Diaspora

133 P, HH East Common Room, 1st floor Chair: Sharla M. Fett, Occidental College

Childbirth and Neonatal Care in Jamaica, 1788 to 1834 Sasha Turner, Quinnipiac University/Penn State University
Gynecology and Changing Conceptions of Enslaved Women’s Reproductive Health Deirdre Cooper Owens, Queen’s College, City University of New York
The Black Maternal Body: Race, Embodiment, and Progressive Era Politics in the U.S. South LaKisha Michelle Simmons, University at Buffalo
Burdens of Livelihood: the Politics of Accessing Maternity Care in 20th-Century Ethiopia Julianne Weis, University of Oxford

Commentator: Lynn M. Thomas, University of Washington

MÉdias et fÉminismes au Canada anglais, au QuÉbec et en France, 1960–1980

134 P, HH Music Room, 2nd floor Simultaneous interpretation will be provided/Séance avec traduction simultanée Chair: Sean Mills, University of Toronto

Le féminisme des années 1960–1970 dans la presse féminine en France Claire Blandin, Université Paris Est Créteil
«Femme d’aujourd’hui» et le féminisme au Québec (1965–1982): appuis, ambivalences et résistances d’un magazine télévisé de Radio-Canada Josette Brun, Université Laval
Skirting the Edges of ‘Hard News’: Women Newspaper Journalists and the Impact of Feminism in Their Workplace,1960s–1970s Barbara Freeman, Carleton University
La critique des médias féminins et de l’émission «Femme d’aujourd’hui» par les groupes féministes et les chroniqueuses francophones au Québec entre 1965–1982 Laurie Laplanche, Université Laval

Commentator: Denyse Baillargeon, Université de Montréal

Between Public and Private: Women’s Bodies and Public Spaces

135 P, UC 163 Chair: Myra Rutherdale, York University

At the Water’s Edge: Family Seaside Tourism in Late 19th-Century Britain Erica German, University of British Columbia
Private Bodies in Public Universities: Female Students at Ontario Universities at the Turn of the 20th Century Marilla McCargar, Western University
A Public Privacy: American Public Comfort Stations at the Turn of the 20th Century Laura Walikainen Rouleau, University of Delaware
Plumbing Gendered Debates Over Public Restrooms in the 20th-Century Urban United States Georgina Hickey, University of Michigan–Dearborn

Commentator: Barbara Penner, University College London

The Feminist Killjoy in the Feminist Movement

136 RT, HH North Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair: Rashida L. Harrison, Michigan State University

Intersectionality Undone: Saving Intersectionality from Feminist Intersectionality Studies Sirma Bilge, Université de Montréal
Non-Performativity of Reading Audre Lorde: White Feminists and the Appropriation of Radical Women of Colour Gwyneth Lonergan, University of Manchester
Looking for Anti-Racism in Narratives of British Feminism Terese Jonsson, London Metropolitan University
Killjoys Historicise: Scrutinising Feminist Legalism and the Sexual Violence Success Story Emily Rosser, York University
Saving Brown Women: Transnationalism and Contemporary Feminism Humaira Saeed, Nottingham Trent University

Mutable Bodies and Precarious Health, Gendering Real and Imagined Bodies in Early Modern Europe

 138 RT, UC 67
Co-Chair: Isabelle Cochelin, University of Toronto
Co-Chair:  Nicholas Terpstra, University of Toronto

The Humoral Economy of Women’s Bodies in Late Medieval Medicine | Montserrat Cabré, Universidad de Cantabria
Healing Arts as Social Capital: The Paston Women of 15th-Century England | Ashlee Dawn Bligh, York University
Sensing Miscarriage in Early Modern Italy | John Christopoulos, York University
Women, Beauty, and the Syphilitic Body in Golden Age Spain | Cristian Berco, Bishop’s University
Fear of Ambiguous Gender and the Spectre of Demonic Intervention in Early Modern Iberia: Contrasting Elite and  Popular Responses | François Soyer, University of Adelaide

Co-Commentator: Lezlie Knox, Marquette University
Co-Commentator: Elizabeth S. Cohen, York University

10:00 am – 10:30 am Break

HH Great Hall and UC Croft Chapter House

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

Borders and Memory: Reflections on the Work of Luisa Passerini

137 RT, UC A101 Chair: Donna Gabaccia, University of Minnesota

Engendering War and Violence in 1971: Memories as Records of an Alternative History of the Pakistan Army Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University
Migration, Subjectivity, Affective Historiography
Ionna Laliotou, University of Thessaly
Feast and Famine: Food in the Memories of Mennonite Refugees Marlene Epp, University of Waterloo
Gender, Violence, and Memory: Rethinking Recent History Paradigms in Latin America Hillary Hiner, Universidad Diego Portales

Commentator: Luisa Passerini, European University Institute

A Sea Change in Publishing: The Future of the Book and the Journal

139 RT, HH Music Room, 2nd floor Chair: Paul Eprile, Editor and Translator

Should Historians Write Books? How the Digital World is Changing Your Career Claire Bond Potter, The New School for Public Engagement
Journal Publishing in an Age of Self-Publishing Jean Quataert, Binghamton University
University Presses in the Digital Era: A Prologue Melissa Pitts, University of British Columbia Press
Book Publishing: A Personal Narrative Lois W. Banner, University of Southern California

Gender and Economic Power in Three African Contexts

140 P, UC 175 Chair: Margaret Strobel, University of Illinois at Chicago

West African Military Wives and the Colonization of Madagascar Sarah Zimmerman, Western Washington University
On the Edges of Slavery: Colonial Courts and the Feminization of Pawning in North-Eastern Ghana, c. 1941 Jessica V. Cammaert, Queen’s University
Barefoot Doctors, Sunshine Girls, and Traditional Healers: Medical Pluralism and Nation-Building in South-Eastern Africa, 1960s–70s Priya Lal, Boston College

Commentator: Marieme Lo, University of Toronto

Queer Temporalities

141 RT, UC 256 Co-Sponsored by the Department of History, Carleton University Chair : Elise Chenier, Simon Fraser University

Settler-Colonial and Decolonial Temporalities Scott Morgensen, Queen’s University
Against Nostalgia for Murderous Times and Places Jinthana Haritaworn, York University
Juggernaut, Ball, and Chain: Implicit Futures and Pasts in Sexuality Research in Africa Marc Epprecht, Queen’s University
Queer Coincidences Karma Lochrie, Indiana University Bloomington

Sexualities in the City

142 P, UC 85 Chair and Commentator: Marc Stein, York University

’That Ripe-Lipped and Rosy Cheeked Damsel’: Voyeurism and Street Harassment in New York City, 1830–1860 Katherine Hijar, California State University San Marcos
Enterprising Men in Los Angeles’ Red-Light District, 1870–1909 Anne Marie Kooistra, Bethel University
’Clean Up Yonge Street’: The Death and Exploitation of Emanuel Jaques, 1977 Zoe Newman, York University

Hostages, Countesses, and Women of Ill-Repute in the Medieval and Early Modern World

143 P, UC 87 Chair: Allyson M. Poska, University of Mary Washington

On the Edge Yet in the Centre: The Countesses of Medieval Brittany Amy Livingstone, Wittenberg University
Sister, Hostage, Abbess: The Edgy Life of Yvetta of Jerusalem Erin L. Jordan, Old Dominion University
Women and the Edges of Respectability in 15th and Early 16th-Century Westminster Katherine L. French, University of Michigan

Commentator: Michelle Armstrong-Partida, University of Texas at El Paso

Infidels: Religious Outsiders in the 19th-Century Women’s Rights Movement

144 P, UC 140 Chair and Commentator: Kathi Kern, University of Kentucky

Yet This Most Beautiful and Lovely Specimen of Womanhood is an ‘Infidel’: Ernestine Rose as Freethinker Bonnie Anderson, City University of New York
The Bible’s the Limit: Elizabeth Cady Stanton as Religious Rebel Claudette Fillard, Université Lumière–Lyon 2
’Spiritualistic Free-Love’: Religious and Sexual Respectability in the Women’s Rights Movement Carol Faulkner, Syracuse University

Profeminists? Men, Masculinities, and Feminist Activism Across Three Centuries

145 P, UC 144 Chair: Julia Laite, Birkbeck, University of London

Anomaly or Example? Men Confront the ‘Right to Reign’ in 18th-Century Britain Arianne Chernock, Boston University
Masculinity and the Struggle for Women’s Rights in Victorian Britain Ben Griffin, Girton College, University of Cambridge
New Fashioned Masculinities: Pro-Feminist Men and Emotional Cultures of the Late 20th Century Lucy Delap, King’s College London

Commentator: Bonnie Smith, Rutgers University

Eugenics, Sterilization, and the Politics of Memory and Reparations

146 P, HH South Dining Room, 2nd floor Film Reel
Chair: Johanna Schoen, Rutgers University

Remembering and Forgetting Eugenics in the United States Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan
Reparations for Involuntary Sterilization in Sweden Malin Arvidsson, University of Örebro
Canadian Eugenics on Trial: Compensation, Denial, and Survivor Activism Erika Dyck, University of Saskatchewan

Commentator: Randall Hansen, University of Toronto

Labour at the Edge: Sex Work at the Margins of History, Place, and Policy

147 P, HH Committee’s Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Brenda Cossman, University of Toronto

Gender, Social Difference, and Persuasion: State Strategies and Individual Agency in the Implementation of the Cuban Revolution’s National Campaign To End Prostitution Alyssa Garcia, Pennsylvania State University
Expelled: The Ruptured Circuits of Intimacy, Safety, and Erotic Capital Among On-Street Sex Workers in Vancouver’s West End, 1975–1985 Becki Ross, University of British Columbia
Labour at the Frontier: Porn Performance, Affect, and Late Capital Heather Berg, University of California, Santa Barbara

Global Feminism and the Digital Revolution

148 RT, UC 152 Chair: Cynthia Enloe, Clark University

Global Feminism and the ‘Digital Divide’: The Beijing Women’s Conference of 1995 Lisa Levenstein, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Re-Building Value: Network Affect and Women’s Immaterial Labour in Digital Fabricultures Radhika Gajjala, Bowling Green State University
Tunisian Feminists Mobilize for Democratization in Cybersphere Jane Tchaicha, Bentley University
Our Blogs, Our Bodies, Ourselves: Gender, Race, and Feminist Blogging about Health Jessie Daniels, Hunter College of the City University of New York
De Feminismo En Linea Hasta Ciberfeminismo: Tracking the Transformation of Technology and Movement in Latin America Elisabeth Jay Friedman, University of San Francisco

Cutting Edge Contributions and Critical Reflections in Canadian Feminist Legal History

149 RT, HH East Common Ro, 1st floor Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Chair: Sonia Lawrence, York University

The Power of Gender, Race, Disability, and Class in Canadian Legal History Constance Backhouse, University of Ottawa
Gender and Professionalization Projects: Rethinking Stories of Early Women Lawyers Mary Jane Mossman, York University
From Collective Genealogy to the Intersections of Law and Individuals’ Family Histories Bettina Bradbury, York University
Not Taking a Break from Feminism: Reflections on Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains Shelley Gavigan, York University

A Religious ‘Triangle Trade’: Black Women and Missionary Agendas in Anglo-American Atlantic Empires

150 P, HH Meeting Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: James C. Robertson, University of the West Indies at Mona

Educating Black Girls for a Place on the Edge of Society: Female Students at Williamsburg’s Bray School Julie Richter, College of William & Mary
Missionaries and the Adjustment to Emancipation in Jamaica: The Contribution of Lucy Woodcock, American Missionary Aleric Joyce Josephs, University of the West Indies at Mona
’The ‘Sett Girls’ Have Torn up Their Dresses’: Change and Continuity in an African-Jamaican Celebration Linda L. Sturtz, Beloit College

On Display: Japanese Girls and Women in the Asia-Pacific War and the Allied Occupation of Japan

151 P, UC 244 Chair: Noriko Horiguchi, University of Tennessee

Around the Girl in a Day: Images of Wartime Girlhood and Empire in Japanese Girls’ Magazines, 1937–1945 Catherine Bae, California State University Channel Islands
Japanese Housewives on the Move, 1937–52: Transforming War Complicity into Postwar Empowerment and Public Protest Marlene J. Mayo, University of Maryland
Male Fantasies/Female Realities: Framing Wartime Military Sexual Slavery in Post-World II Japanese Media Eleanor Kerkham, University of Maryland

Commentator: Kathleen Uno, Temple University

On the Edges of Europe and its Empires: Women in 19th-Century Southeastern Europe

152 P, UC 177 Chair and Commentator: Thomas W. Gallant, University of California, San Diego

’My Dear Alexandre…with Love, Cassandra’: Fashioning the Ottoman Empire through the Letters of a Christian Pasha’s Wife Elektra Kostopoulou, New York University
Patriotic Sons and Fit Mothers: Elementary Education in the Early Greek State Alex Rohde Tipei, Indiana University
The Strange Persistence of Custom: Law, Custom, and Women in the Courts of the Kingdom of Greece in the 19th Century Evdoxios Doxiadis, Simon Fraser University

Sexuality, Identity, and Transformations of Gendered Work in Postwar America

153 P, HH Debates Room, 2nd floor Chair: Nancy MacLean, Duke University

Sexualities, Identities, and Commodities in the Postwar Service Workplace Thomas J. Adams, Tulane University
A Very Gay Place to Work: Queer Work and Union Reform Miriam Frank, New York University
The Promise and Danger of Male Homemakers in the Postwar United States Alison Lefkovitz, Rutgers University/Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology

Commentator: Margot Canaday, Princeton University

Gender and History Teaching in the British Caribbean

154 P, UC 161 Chair and Commentator: Andrea Davis, York University

Engendering the Region’s History: The Contribution of Caribbean Historians Gelien Matthews, University of the West Indies at St Augustine
Engendering History? A Gender Analysis of Popular Caribbean History Textbooks Rita Pemberton, University of the West Indies at St. Augustine
History and Gender Analysis: Implications of Sexism in Schools’ Texts Verene A. Shepherd, University of West Indies

Modern Motherhood and Maternal Practices in the Philippines and the Filipina Diaspora

155 P, HH North Dining ROom, 2nd floor Chair: Teresa Van Hoy, Saint Mary’s University

Nourishing the Nation: Milk Advertisements and the Construction of Modern Filipina Motherhood in Colonial Philippines Genevieve Clutario, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Stalking Epistemologies: Filipino Vampires, Rural Folklore, and Maternal Practices in the Philippines, 1921–1950 Christine Noelle Peralta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mothers as the Clan’s ‘Sugod’: The Interweaving of Kinship, Gender, and Personhood in the Migration Practices of a Nabueno-Filipino Family Dada Docot, University of British Columbia

Commentator: Bonnie McElhinny, University of Toronto

Feminist Interventions: Nation, State, and Law in India

156 P, UC 255 Co-Sponsored by the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Toronto and the Tamil Worlds Initiative, University of Toronto Scarborough Chair and Commentator: Himani Bannerji, York University

Personal Laws and Penal Sanctions: Negotiating Multiple Marriage Regimes in Colonial India Samita Sen, Diamond Harbour Women’s University
Displaced Imaginations V. Geetha, Independent Author
Feminist Vocabularies in Time and Space Mary E. John, Centre for Women’s Development Studies
States of Emergency, Sexual Violence, and Impunity Uma Chakravarti, University of Delhi

Lesbian Histories: Law, Letters, and Literature

157 P, UC 248 Chair: Tori Smith, University of Toronto

Lesbians, Gay Men, and Canadian Divorce Law Karen Pearlston, University of New Brunswick
Writing Desire: Love Letters and Lesbian Subjectivity Kato A. Perdue, York University
From Periphery to Centre: Jane Rule, Barbara Grier, and the Promotion of Lesbian Literature Joanne Ellen Passet, Indiana University East

Commentator: Mariana Valverde, University of Toronto

Anishinaabeg Kwewag: A Conversation with Wanda Nanibush and Rebecca Belmore

158 RT, UC 257

Wanda Nanibush, Artist, Curator, and Idle No More Organizer Rebecca Belmore, Multidisciplinary Anishinaabe Artist

Rebecca Belmore and Wanda Nanibush examine continuing colonial practices that marginalize and perpetuate a system of violence against Indigenous women. They will discuss artistic and political strategies of resistance and resurgence and how these expand/explode notions of feminist praxis

Alternative Forms and Methods in Narrating Latin American Gender History

159 RT, UC 163 Film Reel Chair and Commentator: Patricia Vega, Independent Scholar

Writing in Communality: Memory and History in Mexico

Cristina Rivera Garza, University of California, San Diego

The Making of Piedra Libre: Memory, Afro-Dance and Re-Remembering Dictatorship in Argentina, Part 1 Alejandra Vassallo, University of Buenos Aires and Sandra Grossi, National Film School/National Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts
The Making of Piedra Libre: Memory, Afro-Dance and Re-Remembering Dictatorship in Argentina, Part 2 Pia Sicardi, National Film School/National Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts, and Vanina Milione, Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia

Living with the Legacies of Violence in the Jim Crow South: Memory, Trauma, and the Civil Rights Movement

160 P, UC 179 Chair: Danielle L. McGuire, Wayne State University

Civil Rights Activism and Wounded Memories Françoise N. Hamlin, Brown University
The Politics of Old Black Women: Understanding the Current Meaning of the Death Penalty in the Long View of History Melynda Janea Price, University of Kentucky
Trauma, Memory, and the Legacies of the 1966 Desegregation in Grenada, Mississippi Nan Elizabeth Woodruff, Pennsylvania State University

Commentator: Dianna Freelon-Foster, Southern Echo

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Break

Pre-paid box lunches are available for pick-up in the Great Hall at Hart House. Seating is available in the Great Hall.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunchtime Sessions

Twentieth Anniversary of Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

162, HH East Common Room, 1st floor An informal celebration and discussion of the 20th anniversary edition of the path breaking book, Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: the History of a Lesbian Community. It will be a time to reflect on the past and future of lesbian history.

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Poster Session Hart House, Great Hall.

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Workshop

La femme et l’eau: regards croisés entre l’anthropologie et l’histoire des sociÉtÉs prÉindustrielles et traditionnelles

163 W, HH Music Room, 2nd floor Simultaneous interpretation will be provided/Séance avec traduction simultanée Chair and Discussant: Régine Le Jan, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Woman and Water in Homer: Seas and Baths Ingrid Holmberg, University of Victoria
La femme et l’eau dans le christianisme primitif Martine Dumais, Université Laval
La femme dans l’économie romaine: femmes évergètes et l’eau Raffaella Biundo, Université de Naples “Federico II”
L’eau et le vin pour les femmes: aspects juridiques entre la Grèce et Rome Cosimo Cascione, Université de Naples “Federico II”
La femme et l’eau dans le monde antique: principes pour une anthropologie juridique au féminin
Carla Masi Doria, Université de Naples “Federico II”

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

Women’s History and the Limits and Possibilities of Biography

164 RT, UC 161 Co-Sponsored by the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada, University of Toronto/Université Laval Chair: Veronica Strong-Boag, University of British Columbia

Ouvrir lentement une brèche pour raconter l’histoire du Canada: la place des femmes dans le Dictionnaire biographique du Canada/Dictionary of Canadian Biography Anne Carrier, Dictionnaire biographique du Canada /Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Université Laval
The Limits and Possibilities of Individual Action: An Ordinary Woman’s Life Suzanne Morton, McGill University
Feminist Scholarship and Biography: The U.S. Experience Susan Ware, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Intimate Histories of Genocide and Extreme Violence

165 P, HH Debates Room, 2nd floor Co-Sponsored by the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies, University of Toronto Chair: Valerie Hebert, Lakehead University

Fragments and Traces: Unearthing Fractured Memories in the Aftermath of the Armenian Genocide Hourig Attarian, Concordia University
Family, Community, and Grief in Letter and Memoir Narratives from North American Finnish Women in Soviet Karelia Samira Saramo, York University
The Holocaust Through Documents and Oral Tradition: A Family History Elizabeth Heineman, University of Iowa

Commentator: Doris Bergen, University of Toronto

Female Authority and Religion in Africa: Islam and Christianity in Mali and Cameroon

166 P, UC 255 Chair and Commentator: Jean Allman, Washington University in St. Louis

The Price of Beer: Female Brewers, Male Drinkers, and Islam in the French Soudan Laura Ann Twagira, Wesleyan University
’A Lady Does Not Hurry’: Cross-Cultural Contacts Between American Missionary Women and Cameroonian Women Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué, Baylor University

Expanding the Edges of Sexual Knowledge in German-Speaking Europe

167 P, UC 177 Chair: Cornelie Usborne, Roehamptom University

Rewriting Sexology in the German Female Homosexual Movement Marti M. Lybeck, University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
Hormones, Holism, and Sexual Bodies in Interwar German Sexology April Trask, University of California, Irvine
The Personal is Scientific? Subjectivity and Objectivity in Women’s Sexological Work in the Early 20th Century Kirsten Leng, Columbia University

Commentator: Regina Morantz-Sanchez, University of Michigan

Women’s Labours and the Global Production of Consumer Culture in the 20th Century

168 P, UC A101 Chair: Donica Belisle, Athabasca University

‘Every Kitchen an Empire Kitchen’: Tea and the Politics of the Imperial Consumerism in 1930s Britain and India Erika Rappaport, University of California, Santa Barbara
‘We Cannot Afford to be Fooled’: Credit Customers, Retailing, and Consumer Markets in Colonial Ghana Bianca Murillo, Willamette University
The Julia Child Project: French Food, the Cold War, and the Labour of Cooking Tracey Deutsch, University of Minnesota
On the Edge of the Barbie World: Cultural Trade Missions and the Marketing of Canadian Identity Kendall Garton, Queen’s University

Commentator: Jayeeta Sharma, University of Toronto

Storied Illnesses: Personal Narratives of Secrets, Suffering, and Disability

169 P, HH East Common Room, 1st floor Chair: Susan L. Smith, University of Alberta

’A Secret Worth Knowing’: Gender and Madness in the Shadow of the Asylum Michael A. Rembis, University at Buffalo
Telling Tales of Suffering: Narratives of Pain and Recovery by ‘Borderline’ Women Susan K. Cahn, University at Buffalo
’My 4-Year-Old Daughter has Birth Defects and It Kills Me…Knowing in My Heart It is My Fault’: War Veterans, Bodies, and Gender in the U.S. and Vietnam, 1980–2000s Leslie J. Reagan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Commentator: Patricia Prestwich, University of Alberta

Gendering Legal Culture in East Asian Modernities

170 P, UC 248 Chair and Commentator: Susan Burns, University of Chicago

’I’m not a Slave’: Intermarriage, Gender, and Law in Early Modern Korea Jisoo Kim, George Washington University
Precarious Bodies: Governmentality, Forensic Medicine, and Conjugality in Late Colonial Korea Jin-kyung Park, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
(Not) Mothering for the Nation: Population, Labour Policy, and the Legal Construction of Motherhood in Authoritarian Taiwan Chao-ju Chen, National Taiwan University

The Pill and the World: Biomedical Contraception and Global Imaginaries in the 1960s

171 P, UC 179 Chair: Christabelle Laura Sethna, University of Ottawa

Explosive Figures: Population Projections and the Pill Carole McCann, University of Maryland
African Nurses and the Family Planning Movement in Socialist Dar es Salaam, 1968–1972 Emily J. Callaci, University of Wisconsin
Beyond Black and White: Birth Control Advocacy among Working-Class, Anti-Racist, and Anti-Imperial Activists in the Americas, 1930s–1970s Nicole Bourbonnais, University of Pittsburgh

Commentator: Hera Cook, University of Otago, Wellington

Afro-Caribbean Migrant Mothers in Canada and the United States

172 RT, UC 163 Co-Chair and Commentator: Amy Tillerson-Brown, Mary Baldwin College Co-Chair: Paula Hastings, University of Toronto

Raising Family Far from Home: West Indian Women in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 1900–1930 Claudine Bonner, Acadia University
The Gendered Lives of Seven Jamaican Women in Canada: A Story about ‘Here’ and ‘There’ in a Transnational Economy Erica Lawson, Western University
Work, Family, and Motherhood across Borders Charmaine Crawford, University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados
Afro-Caribbean Mothers and the Formation of Transnational Identities in the Diaspora Violet Showers Johnson, Texas A&M University

Developing Women’s History Archives 1909–1970s: International Perspectives

173 P, UC 144 Co-Chair and Commentator: Deborah Gorham, Carleton University Co-Chair and Commentator: Micheline Dumont, Université de Sherbrooke

Women’s Archives in the U.S. at the Intersecting Edges of Academia and Feminist Politics,1935–1970 Jennifer Tomas, Piedmont Virginia Community College
The International Archives for the Women’s Movement in Amsterdam as an Actor in Dutch and International Women’s History, From its Foundation Until the 1970s Annette Mevis, Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History
Historicizing the Helene Lange Archive Susanne Knoblich, Landesarchiv Berlin—Helene-Lange-Archive

Performing on the Margins: The Subversion of Hegemonic Masculinities in 20th-Century America

174 P, HH Committee’s Room, 2nd floor Chair: Art Blake, Ryerson University

’And They Are Outraged’: White Student Organizing and Black Masculinities Katharine Bausch, York University
Jack Garland’s Racial Drag: Female-Bodied Men and Racial Performativity Emily Skidmore, Texas Tech University
’Nazi Anyone?’ Gay Racialists and White Power Movements Nathan Wilson, York University

Commentator: Steven Maynard, Queen’s University

Domesticity and Transpacific Exchange in China and the United States, 1830–1960

175 P, UC 152 Chair: Carol C. Chin, University of Toronto

Taking to the Stage: Selling Chinese Goods through Domesticity in Antebellum America Nancy Davis, National Museum of American History
Mahjong and the Reshaping of American Domesticity Annelise Heinz, Stanford University
Liberating Wives of Diasporic Men in 1950s China Shelly Chan, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Commentator: Kariann Yokota, University of Colorado, Denver

Mad Men’s Histories: Television, Gender, and Cultural Memory

176 P, HH South Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Scott Forsyth, York University

History on the Small Screen: Mad Men’s Representation of Gender, Race, and Television Astrid Henry, Grinnell College
The Choice of Mad Men: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos Gloria-Jean Masciarotte, Rhode Island School of Design
Mad Men, Memory, and Masculinity Denise Witzig, Saint Mary’s College of California

Women and Women’s Bodies in Medical Discourse and Law in Colonial and 19th-Century Mexico

177 P, UC 256 Chair and Commentator: Sonya Lipsett-Rivera, Carleton University

Birthing the Nation: Obstetrics and Citizenship in 19th-Century Mexico Nora E. Jaffary, Concordia University
Midwives as Intermediaries between Mothers and the Courts in Infanticide Cases on Mexico’s Northern Borderlands during the 19th Century Laura Marie Shelton, Franklin & Marshall College
Abortion, Infanticide, and Miscarriage in New Spain Zeb Tortorici, New York University

Sexuality and Silence: African-American Girls in Print, Sociology, and the Courts

178 P, UC 244 Chair and Commentator: Rachel Devlin, Rutgers University

Black Girlhood in Mrs. N.F. Mossell’s ‘Our Woman’s Department’, 1885–1887 Nazera Wright, University of Kentucky
‘An Impulse of Outrage Due to her Tender Age’: African-Americans, Child Rape, and Legal Vernaculars in South Carolina, 1885–1905 Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell, Duke University
‘Did I Do Right?’ Sociology and Black Girls’ Sexuality in Great Migration Chicago Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University

Bonded Bodies, Bounded Freedom: Enslaved Women and the Politics of Freedom in the British Caribbean, c1600–1900

179 P, UC 175 Chair and Commentator: Jennifer L. Morgan, New York University

Enforcing Disablement: Sex, Gender, and Disability in the British Caribbean Slave Laws Stefanie Kennedy, University of Toronto
Provisioning Freedom: Women Runaways, Urban Markets, and Cartographies of Freedom in Jamaica, 1815–1850 Shauna Sweeney, New York University

Colonial Connections: Gender and Household Labour in the Dutch Empire

180 P, HH Boardroom, 2nd floor Chair: Silke Neunsinger, Labour Movement Archives and Library

Women’s and Children’s Work and the Rise of the ‘Male Breadwinner Society’ in the Netherlands, 1830–1890 Corinne Boter, Wageningen University
Between Forced Labour and Market Work: Javanese Households, Work, and Dutch Economic Policy in the Colony, c. 1830–1890 Louella de Graaf, Wageningen University
Grammar of Difference: Social Norms on Gender and Work in the Netherlands and the Netherlands Indies Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Wageningen University

Commentator: Dawn Odell, Lewis & Clark College

Women on the Cutting Edge: Gender, Science, and Technology in the Era of Containment

181 P, HH North Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair: Amy Sue Bix, Iowa State University

With the Flexibility of Flesh: Machining the Female Television Star Kim Mann, College of William & Mary
’I Was a Computer When the Computer Wore a Skirt’: Gender, Science, and Human Computing at the NASA Langley Sarah McLennan, College of William & Mary
Developing Scientific Womanpower: Gender and the Cold War-Era Science Fair Ellen E. Adams, Alice T. Miner Museum and Joshua Beatty, State University of New York, Plattsburgh

Commentator: Amy Slaton, Drexel University

International Comparisons of Indigenous Women and the Boarding Experience in the 20th-century

182 P, UC 87 Chair: Kim Anderson, Wilfrid Laurier University

Playing the Game: Sports, Gender, and the Haskell Indian Boarding School, 1920–1930 Beth Eby, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
’Making Us into Nice White Kids’: The Reshaping of Gender and Sexuality at Stringer and Grollier Halls Crystal Fraser, University of Alberta
A Stepping Stone into Modern Society: Training and Work as Rehabilitation at Indian Hospitals in Manitoba, 1940s–1960s Mary Jane Logan McCallum, University of Winnipeg
Tutelage in Gender and Colonialism: White Women, First Nations, and Canada’s Residential Schools Val Marie Johnson, Saint Mary’s University

Commentator: Susan Hill, Western University

Rural Women Stretching Gender Norms Around the World

183 P, HH Meeting Room, 2nd floor Chair: Linda M. Ambrose, Laurentian University

Knowledge Networks for Country Women: A Separate ‘Rural Feminism’? Belgium, 19th and 20th Centuries Leen Van Molle, University of Leuven
Farmers in Their Own Right: Biographical Narratives of Women Farm Owners in Rural Ireland Tanya Watson, National University of Ireland
Sexual Division of Labour and Agricultural Dynamics in Cameroon Since the 1930s Chantal Ndami, Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7

Commentator: Linda Kealey, University of New Brunswick

Constructing Trans: Gender Identities and Nonconformance across the 19th and 20th Centuries

184 P, UC 85 Chair: Jennifer Evans, Carleton University

’As They Pass Over the Record of My Strange Destiny’: Lucy Ann/Joseph Israel Lobdell and the Historical Construction of Gender Nonconformance Toby Wiggins, York University
Transethnic, Transabled, and Otherkin: Beyond Normative Paradigms of Transidentity Laura Grappo, Wesleyan University
Homosexual, Transvestite, and Male Feminist Politics in the 1970s Nicholas Matte, University of Toronto

Commentator: Susan O’Neal Stryker, University of Arizona

Gender in Translation: An International Conversation with Joan Wallach Scott

185 RT, UC 140 Chair and Commentator: Joan Wallach Scott, Institute for Advanced Study

Translation Between and Within Languages: The Experience of Translating Joan W. Scott’s Terminology to Turkish Language Ozlem Aslan, University of Toronto and Fahriye Dinçer, Yildiz Technical University
Translating Gender in Different European Contexts Berteke Waaldijk, Utrecht University
Spanish Language Uses of ‘Gender…’ in Mexico and Beyond Gabriela Cano, Colegio de Mexico

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break

HH Great Hall and UC Croft Chapter House

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

Gender, Power, and Families in Ancient Empires

186 P, HH Boardroom, 2nd floor Chair: Linda Northrup, University of Toronto

Second Wives: The Liminal Status of Elite Roman Concubines Anise K. Strong, Western Michigan University
Slave Mothers in Early Islamic History Elizabeth Urban, Brandeis University
Body Politics: Tyranny and Fertility in Ancient Rome Angela Hug, York University

Commentator: Amy Richlin, University of California, Los Angeles

(De)Nationalizing the Body: Gender, Science, and the Politics of Reconstruction in U.S.–Japan Relations

187 P, UC 256 Chair: Jan Bardsley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Surviving the Bomb in America: Women’s Transnational Activism and their Pursuit of Medical Care, 1945–1980 Naoko Wake, Michigan State University
Peripheral Women and Malthusian Men: Birth Control Experiments in Japan, 1950–1970 Aya Homei, University of Manchester
Mobilizing Women for Disasters: Gender, Technologies, and Securitization in Post-Fukushima Japan Mire Koikari, University of Hawai’i

Commentator: Vera Mackie, University of Wollongong

Telling Stories: Collaborative Projects with Survivors of Psychiatry, Eugenics, Displacement, and Violence

188 P, HH Debates Room, 2nd floor Film Reel Chair: Kathryn McPherson, York University

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: A Collaborative Documentary Project Megan J. Davies, York University andLanny Beckman, Activist
What Moves at the Margins: Listening and Writing the Life Stories of Montrealers Displaced by Violence Stéphane Martelly, Independent Scholar
Emancipating Disability History: Survivor-Owned Testimony Nicola Fairbrother, Neighborhood Bridges

Commentator: Françoise N. Hamlin, Brown University

Left Feminism

189 RT, UC 140 Chair: Lisa Levenstein, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Hidden Convictions: Loyalty Investigations of Feminists in the Truman Administration Landon Storrs, University of Iowa
Sojourning for Freedom: Black Left Feminism and American Communism Erik McDuffie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Surprising but Buried History of Socialist Feminism Linda Gordon, New York University

Women’s Roles, Places, and Spaces in the Indigenous World

190 P, UC 244 Chair and Commentator: Heidi Bohaker, University of Toronto

Women in the House of Long Ago and Today: Gender, Politics, and Culture in S’ólh Téméxw Madeline Knickerbocker, Simon Fraser University
Niniwa-i-te-rangi as Public Intellectual Lachy Paterson, University of Otago
Daughters of Aataentsic: Wendat Women, Matricentrism, and Diaspora, 1600–2006 Kathryn Labelle, University of Saskatchewan

The ‘Man Question’: Feminism and Masculinities, 1850s–1960s

191 P, UC 179 Chair: Carolyn Kay, Trent University

Making Sense of Antifeminism in the History of Political Thought: the Case of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Francis Dupuis-Deri, Université du Québec à Montréal
French Feminists Characterize their Adversaries: Antifeminism during the Suffrage Campaign, 1900–1914 Helen Chenut, University of California, Irvine
Feminism and Fatherhood in Western Europe, 1900–1950s Ann Taylor Allen, University of Louisville

Commentator: Karen Offen, Stanford University/International Museum of Women

Murder and Clemency: A Transnational Conversation

192 P, UC A101 Chair: Donna T. Andrew, University of Guelph

’On No Account of Sex’: Husband Killers and the Character of Gubernatorial Clemency in Gilded Age New York Carolyn Strange, Australian National University
‘If It Were Not for Her Sex’: Women and the Prerogative of Mercy in British Colonial Africa, c.1900–50 Stacey Hynd, University of Exeter

Commentator: Wendy Gamber, Indiana University

Encounters with Iraqi Refugee Women: Gendering Trauma, Violence, and Memory in the Iraqi Diaspora

193 P, HH Meeting Room, 2nd floor Chair: Shahrzad Mojab, University of Toronto

Memory, Experience, and Truth: The Challenges of Oral Histories Nadje Sadig Al-Ali, School of Oriental and African Studies
Gendered Historical Memory, Transnational Colonial Trauma, and the Politics of Belonging for Arab Iraqi Refugee Women in Toronto Sajedeh Zahraei, University of Toronto
Memories of Home: Negotiating Trauma, Violence, and History Memory in Iraqi Women’s Diasporic Narratives Nadia Ellen Jones-Gailani, University of South Florida

Commentator: Randa Farah, Western University

Gendering Ethnicity in African Women’s Lives

194 P, UC 175 Chair: Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi, Emory University

Gendering the History of Social Memory in the Mara Region, Tanzania, as an Antidote to Tribal History Jan Bender Shetler, Goshen College
Ethnicity, Marriage, and ‘New African’ Politics in Segregationist South Africa Meghan Elisabeth Healy-Clancy, Harvard University
‘So that the Bullet Can’t Hit You’: Women’s Construction and Use of Zuluness during the Civil War in South Africa, 1990–1994 Jill E. Kelly, Southern Methodist University

Commentator: Kathleen Sheldon, University of California, Los Angeles

Communicating Across Borders of Knowledge: Science, Art, and Literacy in the Long 18th Century

195 P, UC 144 Chair: Carol Percy, University of Toronto

’Silvia Cole’s Book’: The Education of a Young Girl in Pictures Jill Shefrin, University of Toronto
Cross Border Exchange: French Conversations and the English ‘Familiar Format’ Michele Cohen, Richmond American International University/ University of London
Clio Meets Flora: Women Botanical Collectors in Early 19th-Century British North America Ann Shteir, York University

Commentator: Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, University of Minnesota

From Private Roles to Public Entanglements: The Possibilities and Constraints of Public Widowhood

196 P, UC 248 Chair and Commentator: Lorna McLean, University of Ottawa

‘Relicts’ of the War: Famous Widows and the Shaping of Civil War Memory Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, Eastern Illinois University
‘His Valiant Companion’: Public Widowhood during the Dreyfus Affair Elizabeth Everton, Concordia University
’If You Hurt the Family, You Hurt the Nation’: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and the Responsibilities of Widowhood Karen Michele Dunak, Muskingum University

Sexualities on the Edge: Purity, Danger, and Identity Narratives in Transnational Latin America

197 P, HH North Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Louise Walker, Northeastern University

The Many Meanings of ‘Sodomy’ in Modern Chile Robert F. Alegre, University of New England
In Sickness and in Health: The Uneasy Marriage of Indigenous and Biomedical Health Care in Modern Guatemala David Carey, University of Southern Maine
Morals at Mid-Century: Sex, the Unión Femenina Católica Mexicana, and Mexico City Pro-Morality Campaigns Nichole Sanders, Lynchburg College

New Methodological Perspectives on the Reconstruction of Women’s Lives in the Atlantic World, c. 1600–1800

198 P, UC 85 Commentator: W. Douglas Catterall, Cameron University

Picking at Threads: Weaving Brazil into the Lives of Women in 17th-Century Scotland Gordon DesBrisay, University of Saskatchewan
Free Women of Colour in the Port Cities of French Saint-Domingue in the Second Part of the 18th Century: New Economic and Social Perspectives Dominique Rogers, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
Boundary Choices: Commerce Activities of Women in New Netherland Kim Todt, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Commentator: Natalie Zacek, University of Manchester

Humanitarianism, Internationalism, and Affect

199 P, HH Committee’s Room, 2nd floor Chair: Laura Ishiguro, University of British Columbia

’Surely This is the African Slave Trade in Miniature’: Sealers, Aboriginal Woman, and Humanitarian Anti-Slavery Discourse in the Bass Strait Islands Penny Edmonds, University of Tasmania
Australia, Women Internationalists, and ‘The Pacific Technique’ Fiona Paisley, Griffith University
Concentration Camp Controversies: Gender and the Protection of Civilians in Wartime in the Early 20th Century Christina Twomey, Monash University

Commentator: Maureen Moynagh, St Francis Xavier University

From the Margins to the Mass Media: Portrayals of Women Workers in Print Culture, 1940s–1970s

200 P, UC 161 Chair: Jennifer Scanlon, Bowdoin College

’Not for a Little Cold Cream Editor to Write’: Editorial Boundaries between the Serious and the Trivial in Mademoiselle, 1945–1963 Emily Westkaemper, James Madison University
Making an Avant-Garde Press, Crafting the Middle Class: Women Journalists and the Female-Authored Print Media in 1960s Colombia Sandra Sanchez-Lopez, State University of New York, Binghamton
’Engineers in Skirts’: The Conservative Media’s Portrayal of Professional Women in Franco´s Spain in the 1960s–1970s Jessica Davidson, James Madison University

Commentator: Gretchen R. Galbraigth, Grand Valley State University

Saints, Physicians, and the Sick: Medieval Women Healers on the Margins

201 P, UC 257 Chair: Michelle Moran, Montgomery College

Holy Healing: Defining Boundaries between Medical and Spiritual Healing in Medieval England Jennifer C. Edwards, Manhattan College
The Palliative Saint: Healing Communities at the Margins of Medicine in 13th-Century Liège Sara Ritchey, University of Louisiana
Healing the Social Body: Female Saints and Civic Participation in Late Medieval Italy Janine Larmon Peterson, Marist College

Commentator: Dyan Elliott, Northwestern University

Playing At the Edges: Gender and Sport in North American History

202 P, HH East Common Room, 1st floor Chair: Susan K. Cahn, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Physical Activity and the Making of Young Women, 1870–1920 Jessica Dunkin, Queen’s University
Playing A-Round with Gender: Golfing Landscapes and Emerging Masculinities, 1910–1930 Elizabeth Jewett, University of Toronto
The Beginning of Women’s Sport at the Palestre Nationale, 1919–1931 Elise Detellier, Université d’Angers

Commentator: Mary Louise Adams, Queen’s University

Black Bodies and the Law

203 P, UC 163 Chair: Stephanie Jones-Rogers, University of Iowa

That All Her Increase Shall Be Free: Enslaved Women’s Bodies and the Maryland 1809 Law of Manumission Jessica Millward, University of California-Irvine
Law as Method: African-American Bodies and Local Legal Practices in the 19th-Century U.S. Felicity Turner, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Dark Peril: Blacks and Social Order in North America’s Urban Landscape, 1992–2012 Barrington Walker, Queen’s University

Commentator: Kali Gross, University of Texas at Austin

Labour, Schooling, and Indigenous Women in 19th-Century Canada, the US, and Australia

204 P, UC 87 Chair: Carol Williams, University of Lethbridge

Haudenosaunee Women and the ‘Civilization’ Program: Experiments in Formal Schooling at the Buffalo Creek Reservation Alyssa Mt. Pleasant, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
’A Teacher to her People’: 19th-Century Haudenosaunee Women Teachers at Grand River, Ontario Alison Norman, Trent Universit
Relations of Colonialism in the Work Experiences of Indigenous Women: the Case of a Teacher on a Late 19th-Century Australian Mission Patricia Grimshaw, University of Melbourne

Commentator: Cathleen Cahill, University of New Mexico

Gender, Biography, and Religion in Colonial Contexts: Methodological and Theoretical Challenges

205 P, UC 65 Chair: Pamela E. Klassen, University of Toronto

Christianizing their Different Selves: Interpreting the Episodic Devotions of Nisga’a Women, 1860–1920 Nicholas May, University of Toronto
Traditions of Testimony in the Making of Secular and Religious Identities Rebekka Habermas, Georg-August Universität Göttingen
Collective Biography and the Study of Transnational Pentecostalism Heather Curtis, Tufts University

Commentator: Elizabeth Elbourne, McGill University

Enslaved Histories in Latin America

206 P, UC 67 Chair: Diana Paton, Newcastle University

Tiburcia: Slavery, Ethnicity, and Sexual Violence in Late Colonial New Granada Bethan Fisk, University of Toronto
Immoral Families: Black Men and Women in the Popayán Elite Imaginary, 1821–1830 Angela Perez-Villa, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Cultural Edge: African Traditions Found in the Dress of 19th-Century Afro-Brazilian Slave Women Kelly Gage, St. Catherine University

Commentator: Pablo Gomez, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Women, Embodied Sexual Feeling, and Romantic Love

207 P, UC 177 Chair: Lesley Ann Hall, Wellcome Library/University College London

Culturally Re-Constructing Women’s Experience of Romantic Love Hera Cook, University of Otago, Wellington
Discovering Desire: Researching Female Sexuality in Everyday Life in Nazi Germany Cornelie Usborne, Roehamptom University
The Labour of Love: Working on Heterosex in the Age of Viagra Thea Cacchioni, University of Victoria

Commentator: Christabelle Laura Sethna, University of Ottawa

Memories and the Politics of Belonging: Women’s Life Stories and Political Transformation in Postwar Europe

208 P, UC 152 Chair and Commentator: Berteke Waaldijk, Utrecht University

‘It’s Time to Rebel, Girl’: Muslim Women Unveil Gendered Islamophobia in Democratic Spain Aitana Guia, York University
’We Got Nothing’: Working Mothers and the State in Memories of Socialism Izabella Agardi, Utrecht University
The Memory of Unfairly Dismissed Italian Women Workers in the 1950s: Women’s Individual Stories Meet the ‘Grand Narratives’ Eloisa Betti, University of Bologna

Screen Engagements: Activism and Moving Image Media

209 P, HH South Dining Room, 2nd floor Chair and Commentator: Katherine J. Lehman, Albright College

’I Started to Blow it Sky High’: the Feminist Politics of 1970s Commercial British Daytime TV Jilly Boyce Kay, De Montfort University
The Personal is Televisual: Women’s Liberation Activism and Women’s Television in the Postwar U.S. Leigh Goldstein, Northwestern University
Sexual Health on the Small Screen: Entertaining and Educating Teenage Audiences Manon Parry, University of Amsterdam

4:45 pm – 6:30 pm Plenary

(Indigenous) Women Make the World Go Round: Gender, History, and the Indigenous World

201, McLeod Auditorium Co-Chair: Mary Jane Logan McCallum, University of Winnipeg Co-Chair: Susan Hill, Western University

An Ojibwe Family Memoir of Reservation Survival Brenda J. Child, University of Minnesota
History: Why I’m Still Keen Even Though You’re So Mean Aroha Harris, University of Auckland
Digging, Talking, Looking: Multifocal Research, Points of Entry, and Circular Paths in Aboriginal Women’s History Sherry Farell Racette, University of Manitoba
Inheriting the Lived Experiences of Our Ancestors: A Genealogy of Education in a Nehiyapwat Family Winona Wheeler, University of Saskatchewan

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Presidential Gala Reception

211, HH Great HallCo-Sponsored by the Graduate History Department, University of Toronto and the Canadian Committee on Women’s History/Comité canadien de l’histoire des femmes

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Reception Hosted by Gender & History

212, HH East Common Room, 1st floor

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner – On your own (see conference website for a range of options), or pre-purchased dinners at Friday Night @ the Berks, Great Hall, Hart House.

9:00 pm – 12:30 am Saturday Night @ the Berks: Queer Performances and Dance HH Great Hall. Doors open at 9:00 pm

9:00 pm – 10:15 pm Performances Join Miss Margot Keith, reigning bio queen of Toronto’s Queer art scene, for a special showcase featuring some of the most talented and engaging performers from the city’s LGBT* communities!

10:15 pm – 12:30 am Dance

Put on your dancing shoes and join us in the beautiful Great Hall at Hart House for the Saturday Night at the Berks Dance! The fabulous DJ Mizz Brown will be spinning the best dance songs from a blend of music genres.

The dance is sponsored by the academic journal Feminist Studies

 

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  1. […] again. Of all the panels being held this year at Berks, I am most interested in attending “Mad Men’s Histories: Television, Gender, and Cultural Memory,” comprised of Scott Forsyth, Astrid Henry, Gloria-Jean Masciarotte, and Denise Witzig. Having […]

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