Conference Panel at 2015 TSA Conference

At the 14th Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA), held from 6 to 8 July 2015 in Middleburg, The Netherlands, three of our network members present their panel „19th Century Transatlantic Women’s Networks in Philanthropy and Benevolent Work.“ Chaired by Kristin Cook, the panel offers discussion on the following topics:

Joanne Paisana, University of Minho: Interwoven and Intercontinental Struggles: The Suffrage and Temperance Battles of Rosalind Howard, the Radical Countess

Pia Wiegmink, Johannes-Gutenberg-University: Female Odysseys: Discourses of Transatlantic Female Benevolent Work in the Works of Harriet Jacobs and Nancy Prince

Raffaella Baritono, University of Bologna: In and Out. Female Benevolent Societies and the 19th Century American State-A Transatlantic Perspective

Daniela Daniele, University of Udine: Lousia May Alcott’s Benevolent Tales and the Domestic Features of Victorian Feminism

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