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RECENT PROJECTS

THE GIRL WHO GOES TO COLLEGE: GENDER AND EDUCATION IN THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL

Tenth International Conference on The Image, Manchester, UK (Sept 2019)

A discussion of gender and education in the Ladies’ Home Journal during the turn-of-the-last-century. My argument is the use of the “College Girl” as a benign character meant to assuagerising anxieties of gender roles that were being blurred because of women’s increased activity in the public- sphere, the call for suffrage, and their desire for higher education.

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"THE REALITIES OF ADJUNCTING TODAY"

Contingent Talk Podcast for CAA Conversations

Cheyanne Cortez and Ashley Gardini have a candid discussion about participating in today's precarious academic labor market. They also reflect on the kinds of systemic changes that they believe would make adjuncting work more equitable and meaningful.