Verschlagwortet: Gender

Reading Tip: ‘The Book That Would Not Die’

Donna Gabaccia reflects on the reception of William Foote Whyte’s famous Street Corner Society at the Migrant Knowledge blog: William Foote Whyte’s study of Italian immigrants in the North End of Boston was not particularly successful after its release in 1943. In the years after 1970, though, Street Corner Society garnered great success and became, … Continue reading Reading Tip: ‘The Book That Would Not Die’

Beruf und Berufung Transnational. Deutsche und polnische Akademikerinnen in der Zwischenkriegszeit

Von Iwona Dadej Gläserne Decke in der Wissenschaft? Fehlende Anerkennung der weiblichen wissenschaftlichen Leistung und ein erschwerter Zugang zu bestimmten Positionen im akademischen Betrieb? Vielseitige Förderprogramme für angehende Wissenschaftlerinnen, damit…

An Intimate Knowledge of the Past? Gossip in the Archives

When the writer Anne Brewster (1818–1892) and the sculptor Harriet Hosmer (1830–1908) met in Italy in 1876, their conversation circled mainly around the recently deceased actress Charlotte Cushman. That itself was hardly unusual—Cushman was the talk of the town. During most of her adult life, Charlotte Cushman (1816–1876) was among the most-well known public figures … Continue reading An Intimate Knowledge of the Past? Gossip in the Archives

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