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Tag: Women

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Asian American Women’s Popular Literature
Fall 2014
Since Nathaniel Hawthorne famously complained about the “damned mob of scribbling women” in 1855, much has changed in American literary and popular culture, not least the nation’s racial demographics, which now include substantial numbers...
Categories: Literature, Cultural studies
Tags: Asian Americans, Popular culture, Women


Winning the West for Women: The Life of Suffragist of Emma Smith DeVoe
Summer 2012
 At a time when women’s rights and politics are dominating our national discourse, it would be good to consider our past. Emma Smith DeVoe’s story, for example, enhances our understanding of our nation’s Women’s Suffrage movement a...
Categories: History, Political science
Tags: Suffrage, Voting, Women, American West


Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties
Spring 2011
There are communities of people who live their lives in two places at once. Residents of Detroit, Michigan, and the small town of San Ignacio, Mexico, for example. In her book, historian Luz Maria Gordillo sets out to explain the history of thi...
Categories: History, Gender studies
Tags: Immigration, Mexican Americans, Women


Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America
Spring 2010
No figure in early twentieth-century Christianity gained as much fame, notoriety, and acclaim as Aimee Semple McPherson. “Sister” McPherson oversaw the rise of an expansive empire—church services, radio, stagecraft, community service, pol...
Categories: History, Religion
Tags: Evangelical Christianity, Christianity, Women


Women's Voices: The Campaign for Equal Rights in Washington
Spring 2010
This year marks the 100-year anniversary of women’s suffrage in Washington state. As the fifth state in the Union to allow women to vote, Washington’s landmark was more than a half-century in the making. In fact, in 1883, when Washington wa...
Categories: History, Washington state history, Political science
Tags: Women