News from the Archives

Feminist Theory Archives: Please join us on October 25, 2013 for the "Material Encounters in the Archive" symposium, featuring presentations by Anjali Arondekar, Ariella Azoulay, Kate Eichhorn, and Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg. More information...

 

 

Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives: The May/June issue of the Brown Alumni Magazine contains a retrospective on student fashion and a slideshow of Pembrokers in varieties of smart garb. Among the photographs is Christine Dunlap herself, measuring the hemline of her classmate Joyce Kent. Read the article here. May 2, 2013.

 

Feminist Theory Archives: On April 4, 2003, the Pembroke Center inaugurated the Feminist Theory Archives with a reception to accept the papers of the late Naomi Schor. We commemorate our tenth anniversary with a special web feature and slideshow. April 4, 2013.

 

Feminist Theory Archives: Several scholars have recently signed letters indicating their intent to donate material to the Feminist Theory Archives.  We look forward to receiving collections from: Christina Crosby (Wesleyan University);  Carolyn Korsmeyer  (University at Buffalo);  Constance Penley  (UCSB); and Kristin Ross (New York University). Feb. 13, 2013.


Brown Women Speak: Six new alumnae interviews have been added to our oral history website, including one from Gladys Paine Johnson, class of 1913. At age 94, Gladys began working on a book of memoirs and reflections, Notions After Ninety. Her interview can be streamed online here. Jan. 31, 2013.

 

Feminist Theory Archives: A collection received from Linda J. Nicholson, the Susan E. and William P. Stiritz Distinguished Professor of Women's Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, is now processed and available for researchers at the John Hay Library. Nicholson's papers contain drafts of her most recent book, Identity Before Identity Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and documents from her term as the Director of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Wash. U. A finding aid for this collection can be viewed through RIAMCO, Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online. Jan. 18, 2013.