Pomona College Women’s Union Project:
Women professors at Pomona College were asked What do you wish you could tell your women students?
Click here to view their responses.
Betty Bernhard (Theatre, PO) produced Out! Loud!, a documentary exploring how members of a LGBT theatre group in Pune, India devise a play enacting challenges they faced as children and then as adults. It screened at the 6th Annual Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala in May and the Reel Dreams Queer Film Festival in Chennai in June. There will be a screening with panel discussion on April 3, 4:00 p.m., Ahmanson Theatre, LMU. Article about the play in The Indian Express: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/staging-a-revelation/1068961/0.
Alicia Bonaparte (Sociology, PZ) has two articles in press: “Male Claims of Authoritative Knowledge: Physicians’ Discourse for Regulation of Granny Midwives in South Carolina” in the Journal of Historical Sociology (Vol. 26, no. 4) and “The Satisfactory Midwife Bag: Midwifery Regulation in South Carolina, Past and Present Considerations” in Social Science History (Spring, Vol. 38).
Susan Castagnetto (IFC/Philosophy, SCR) received an Alliance to Advance Liberal Arts Colleges grant, along with Molly Shanley (Vassar) and Anne Dalke (Bryn Mawr), to develop a workshop on college-prison teaching programs. The workshop takes place at Vassar in June.
Christine Crockett (CWPD and Literature, CMC) published an article in Nineteenth Century Gender Studies: “Medical Gothic: Genre and Gender Bending in Charlotte Dacre’s Zofloya.” Visit: http://www.ncgsjournal.com/issue92/crockett.htm.
Gayle Greene (English, SCR) published “My Mother’s Piano” in the Los Angeles Times, May 12, 2013. It was reprinted on Diane Ravitch’s blog, June 16, 2013. Her article “Alice Stewart and Richard Doll: Reputation and the Shaping of Scientific ‘Truth’” is reprinted in Women and Gender in Science and Technology, ed. Londa Schiebinger (Routledge, 2014).
Julie Liss (History, SCR) received the 2013-2014 Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship for research at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati.
Nancy Macko (Art, SCR) displayed selections from Intimate Spaces at the fourteenth Art Santa Fe Festival July 10 – 13, 2014.
Gilda Ochoa (Sociology and Chicano Studies, PO) published her book Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap (Minnesota Press, 2013).
Sheila Pinkel (emerita, Art, PO) designed a 5’ x 34’ digital mural for the Lucy Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The mural engages children in the marvels of California’s ecosystems both through visual ‘Where’s Waldo’-type discovery and via an interactive touch pad. Her work recently appeared in Voices of Incarceration at the Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University. On April 4, 7:00 p.m., the Prison Library Project (Claremont Packinghouse) sponsors “Art and Poetry” with art by Jack Miles, a prisoner in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay, with whom Sheila corresponds; Sheila will do a poetry reading.
Kyla Tompkins (English /GWS, PO) will edit a food studies book series with NYU, Ecologies of Consumption. Her book Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the Nineteenth Century (NYU, 2009) received the 2013 Association for the Study of Food and Society Book Award and the 2013 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association.