Dreams from/Dreams of the Nineteenth Century

March 5, 2005 (Saturday) / 5:30 pm7:00 pm

Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania

Dreams from/Dreams of the Nineteenth Century

Chrstine Stansell

Professor of History, Princeton University

2005 Graduate Humanities Forum Conference Keynote

Christine Stansell is professor of history at Princeton University, where she teaches American women's history as well as courses in the Program in the Study of Women and Gender. A leading historian of American women, she has long written about women's history, feminism, sexuality, and cities. Her books are City of Women: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860 (1986), the anthology Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality (1984), and American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century (2000). Her review essays about American history and literature appear regularly in The New Republic.