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25 April 2016

Approaches to women's or gender history: A Dialogue between Elaine Crane and Mary Beth Norton

25 Apr 2016  (Mon)  
4:30 - 6:00 pm       
Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower,   Centennial Campus, HKU

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Mary Beth Norton, Mary Donlon Alger Professor of American History at Cornell University is author of Separated by their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World (2011), In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 (2002), Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (1996), Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750‑1800 (1980), The British‑Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774‑1789 (1972). 

Elaine Forman Crane, Distinguished Professor of History at Fordham University is author of  Killed Strangely: The Death of Rebecca Cornell (2002), Ebb Tide in New England: Women, Seaports, and Social Change 1630-1800 (1998), A Dependent People: Newport, Rhode Island in the Revolutionary Era (1985). She is also editor of The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker: The Life Cycle of an Eighteenth-Century Woman, 3 vols (1991).

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