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Women In The Late Nineteenth Century: Involvement In The 1893 Chicago World’S Fair, Maria Miller 2017 Duquesne University

Women In The Late Nineteenth Century: Involvement In The 1893 Chicago World’S Fair, Maria Miller

Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium

The Columbian Exposition of 1893, also known as the Chicago World’s Fair, was a clear example of the women’s rights movement in nineteenth century America. It exemplified the inclusion of women in male-dominated fields by establishing a Board of Lady Managers. This group of women held executive authorities over the establishment of a Woman’s Building. The Woman’s Building was a space dedicated to displaying the achievements of women throughout the world. This Building also gave female visitors hope for a future of expanded rights. Despite this, the Woman’s Building isolated women’s work into a ...


Using Film To Inspire Advocacy: An Interview With Shalini Kantayya, Mahvish Ilyas, Siga Wu, Dechan Dalrymple 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Using Film To Inspire Advocacy: An Interview With Shalini Kantayya, Mahvish Ilyas, Siga Wu, Dechan Dalrymple

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

No abstract provided.


Art Reinvented: Connecting Back To Mother Nature, Dechan Dalrymple 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Art Reinvented: Connecting Back To Mother Nature, Dechan Dalrymple

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

No abstract provided.


Notes From The Field: An Assessment Of Wash Programs In West Bengal, India, Mark Lotto 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Notes From The Field: An Assessment Of Wash Programs In West Bengal, India, Mark Lotto

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

No abstract provided.


Caloric Expenditure As An Indicator Of Access To Water, Jeff La Frenierre 2017 Gustavus Adolphus College

Caloric Expenditure As An Indicator Of Access To Water, Jeff La Frenierre

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

Building upon the stated success of the Millennium Development Goal to "halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water", Goal 6.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SD Gs) aims to "by 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all." However, 'access' as currently defined allows for a water source to be outside of the home, by tradition as much as 1 kilometer away. As a result, as many as 2.3 billion people live in households considered to have achieved 'access' but who remain reliant on ...


Empowering Women In The Wash Sector: A Woman's Burden, Yari Greeney, Becky Chanis, Gemma Bulos, Rachel Cardone 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Empowering Women In The Wash Sector: A Woman's Burden, Yari Greeney, Becky Chanis, Gemma Bulos, Rachel Cardone

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

No abstract provided.


Arsenic Poisoning In Rural Bangladesh-An Intersectional Analysis Of Impact In Women, Louise Andersson, Dr. Martina Angela Caretta 2017 Stockholm University

Arsenic Poisoning In Rural Bangladesh-An Intersectional Analysis Of Impact In Women, Louise Andersson, Dr. Martina Angela Caretta

wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water

Based on a qualitative case study in six arsenic acute villages in southwest Bangladesh, this paper presents the intersectional impact of the arsenic poisoning crisis in rural Bangladesh. Findings indicate that the arsenic poisoning crisis is aggravating existing gender inequalities as well as gender roles and responsibilities. The gender inequalities related to arsenicosis are manifested in the access to health care and in the degree of social stigma: women are the biggest victims, unmarried women in particular. The study shows that multiple axis of oppression as class, disability and age are crucial in determining the magnitude of the arsenic poisoning ...


Taylor And Weirs' "Women In The Story Of Jesus: The Gospels Through The Eyes Of Nineteenth-Century Female Biblical Interpreters" (Book Review), Kathleen Kempa 2017 Southeastern University

Taylor And Weirs' "Women In The Story Of Jesus: The Gospels Through The Eyes Of Nineteenth-Century Female Biblical Interpreters" (Book Review), Kathleen Kempa

The Christian Librarian

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Tragic Mulatta 2.0: A Postcolonial Approximation And Critique Of The Representations Of Bi-Ethnic Women In U.S. Film And Tv, Hadia Nouria Bendelhoum 2017 California State University - San Bernardino

Tragic Mulatta 2.0: A Postcolonial Approximation And Critique Of The Representations Of Bi-Ethnic Women In U.S. Film And Tv, Hadia Nouria Bendelhoum

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

This study analyzes the representations of five bi-ethnic women characters in U.S. mass media both before and after U.S. “post-racial” era, to find and expose evidence of the continuity and perpetuation of racist stereotypes against biracial/bi-ethnic women. I utilize a thematic textual analysis, supported by the theories, ideas, and critical views of postcolonial theorists Frantz Fanon, Gayatri Spivak, and Edward Said, and composed of three prominent themes which expose the nature of the representations of lead bi-ethnic characters in current mass media entertainment (TV programs and films). The themes further explored through this project are: bi-ethnicity (one ...


The Communal Self: Reading The Autobiographies Of Two Indian Christian Women, Mrinalini Sebastian 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Communal Self: Reading The Autobiographies Of Two Indian Christian Women, Mrinalini Sebastian

Consensus

No abstract provided.


Women, Priests And The Anglican Church In Southern Africa: Reformation Of Holy Hierarchies, Miranda N. Pillay 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Women, Priests And The Anglican Church In Southern Africa: Reformation Of Holy Hierarchies, Miranda N. Pillay

Consensus

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Luther On Tamar: A Subaltern Response, Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Luther On Tamar: A Subaltern Response, Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon

Consensus

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Recovering Socialism For Feminist Legal Theory In The 21 St Century, Cynthia Grant Bowman 2017 Cornell Law School

Recovering Socialism For Feminist Legal Theory In The 21 St Century, Cynthia Grant Bowman

Cynthia Grant Bowman

This Article argues that a significant strand of feminist theory in the 1970s and 1980s — socialist feminism — has largely been ignored by feminist jurisprudence in the United States and explores potential contributions to legal theory of recapturing the insights of socialist feminism. It describes both the context out of which that theory grew, in the civil rights, anti-war, and anti-imperialist struggles of the 1960s, and the contents of the theory as developed in the writings of certain authors such as Heidi Hartmann, Zillah Eisenstein, and Iris Young, as well as their predecessors in the U.K., and in the practice ...


Writing The Experiences And (Corporeal) Knowledges Of Women Of Color Into Educational Studies: A Colloquium, A. B. V. M. M. Armstrong-Carela-Martínez-Pérez-Ruiz Guerrero 2017 New Mexico State University

Writing The Experiences And (Corporeal) Knowledges Of Women Of Color Into Educational Studies: A Colloquium, A. B. V. M. M. Armstrong-Carela-Martínez-Pérez-Ruiz Guerrero

Pedagogy & (Im)Possibilities across Education Research (PIPER)

In this colloquium, we share collaborative ideas that came about during a weekend retreat. We center our discussions on Chicana and Black feminisms and Womanism, specifically addressing how women of color feminisms inspire us; imagining/defining space; tensions within our sisterhoods; transforming (inner)coloniality by embracing our lived herstories; and how Chicana and Black feminisms and Womanism transform educational studies. We leave readers with hopes for our-selves, our fields, our sisters, and for the world. While not exact tellings of our pláticas during our retreat, we capture and share the essence of burning questions, ideas, and hopes that arose for ...


Producing "Fabulous": Commodification And Ethnicity In Hair Braiding Salons, Sylviane Ngandu-Kalenga Greensword 2017 Louisiana State University

Producing "Fabulous": Commodification And Ethnicity In Hair Braiding Salons, Sylviane Ngandu-Kalenga Greensword

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

Black women wearing fabulous braids are a striking feature of the Afro-diasporic cultural landscape. However, the braiders and salon owners who enable this aesthetic engineering are seldom acknowledged. This dissertation investigates the experience and role of Caribbean and West and Central African women in the hair braiding industry, a rapidly growing business in the U.S. I address the complexity of these women’s multiple social roles and the multiple consciousness (King, 1988) associated with their demographic characteristics (color, ethnicity, gender, nationality, and immigrant status). The commonalities between the braiders and their mostly African American customers contrast vividly with their ...


A Conversation About Breast Cancer Advocacy With Dr. Kristen Abatsis Mchenry, Abiana Adamson, Naija Brown 2017 Spelman College

A Conversation About Breast Cancer Advocacy With Dr. Kristen Abatsis Mchenry, Abiana Adamson, Naija Brown

Continuum

Over the past several years, Dr. Kristen Abatsis McHenry, a Spelman faculty member of the Comparative Women’s Studies department has traveled across the country to speak with institutions and individuals highly entrenched in cancer advocacy like the Komen Foundation. McHenry’s research centers on both the pink and green aspects of the breast cancer movement in the United States and critically addresses the consumer-based activism visible in breast cancer advocacy. Dr. McHenry engaged in a conversation about her new book, The Green Solution to Breast Cancer: The Promise of Prevention, and research with Naija Brown, a managing editor at ...


Social Science Abstracts, Faty-Sharon Sylla, Dru Spiller 2017 Spelman College

Social Science Abstracts, Faty-Sharon Sylla, Dru Spiller

Continuum

This section of the journal includes all social science abstracts from Spelman students. Abstracts included are:

  • The Impact of a President’s Gender in Argentine and Brazilian Politics: Name-calling in YouTube Comment Sections
  • Concepts of Womanhood within New Black Womanhood and Third Wave Feminism


Self-Loving My Black Girl Magic… In A Dutch Context, Synclaire Butler 2017 Spelman College

Self-Loving My Black Girl Magic… In A Dutch Context, Synclaire Butler

Continuum

This project is an analysis of the stories from politically self-identified black women and their experiences of resistance in the Netherlands.


'Were We Hard On Teachers Or What?': The Female Rural Schoolteacher Of Wabaunsee And Pottawatomie Counties, Kansas, 1908-1950, Katie Goerl 2017 Kansas State University

'Were We Hard On Teachers Or What?': The Female Rural Schoolteacher Of Wabaunsee And Pottawatomie Counties, Kansas, 1908-1950, Katie Goerl

Online Journal of Rural Research & Policy

Immortalized in pioneer tales and rural history as an icon of early Kansas, the female one-room schoolteacher represents more than an instructor of readin', 'riting, and 'rithmetic. Sometimes called a "school mother," historians often note that she also served as nurse, janitor, fire builder, ash carrier, snow shoveler, program director, and coat buttoner. Popular media and museum exhibits tend either to reference the longstanding cliché of the strict, prudish, old "schoolmarm" or paint a rosy portrait of a plucky yet feminine youth. Upon careful consideration of the evidence, a more nuanced profile emerges of a young, single woman, who labored ...


Continuum Spring 2017 (Full Issue), Ansley Carlisle, Abiana Adamson 2017 Spelman College

Continuum Spring 2017 (Full Issue), Ansley Carlisle, Abiana Adamson

Continuum

This file is the full inaugural issue of Continuum: The Spelman Undergraduate Research Journal. The issue contains four original research articles by current Spelman students and recent graduates.


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