The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

May 6 The Center for the Study of Women and Society presents: CHILD A WSQ LAUNCH

With Guest Editors:


SARAH CHINN, Chair of the English Department at Hunter College, CUNY, and author of Technology and the Logic of American Racism: A Cultural History of the Body as Evidence (2000) and The Invention of Modern Adolescence: Children of Immigrants in Turn-of-the-Century America (2009). She is currently working on two book-length projects: Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage, 1780-1830, and Feeling Our Way: The Ethics of Lesbian Writing.


ANNA MAE DUANE, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, author of Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence Race and the Making of the Child-Victim (2010) and editor of The Children’s Table: Childhood Studies and the Humanities (2013). She is curently working on two edited collections: When is A Child a Slave?: An Argument for A Child-Centered Slavery Studies, and Impossible Publics: African American Children’s Literature before 1900.


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Room 9206

Co-sponsored with The Feminist Press.


This event will be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). For more information see the Women’s Studies website:\