NC at the Berks

NC at the Berks

Nursing Clio is out in force at this year’s Berkshire Conference of Women Historians in New York! We’ve gathered together a list of all the sessions where you can find Nursing Clio writers, contributors, and editors presenting on gender, history, public health, sexuality, digital media, and more. Reach out to us on Twitter @nursingclio or on Facebook at Nursing Clio. Use the #Berks2017 conference hashtag.


We Launched History Podcasts — and You Can Too!
Thursday, June 1, 2017: 9:00 AM–10:15 AM
A podcasting workshop featuring editor Averill Earls and contributor Marissa Rhodes.
The Right to Birth Well: The Changing Landscape of Feminist Health Advocacy and Pregnancy in the Twentieth Century
Thursday, June 1, 2017: 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Featuring papers by editor Lauren MacIvor Thompson and contributors Naomi Rendina and Shannon Withycombe.
Reclaiming the Body I: Transgressing the Sex/Gender Binary
Thursday, June 1, 2017: 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Featuring a paper by contributor Sarah Rodriguez.


Intersections of Gender, Science and Nature in the Long Nineteenth Century
Friday, June 2, 2017: 8:30 AM–10:00 AM
Featuring a paper by editor RE Fulton.
Difficult Conversations about Reproductive Rights
Friday, June 2, 2017: 8:30 AM–10:00 AM
Featuring a paper by writer Cara Delay.
Making Histories of Sexuality and Gender in the Digital Age
Friday, June 2, 2017: 1:45 PM–3:15 PM
A roundtable discussion between Nursing Clio, Notches, and Past Present Podcast, featuring editors Jacki Antonovich, Sarah Handley-Cousins, and Elizabeth Reis, as well as contributor Rachel Hope Cleves.
Public Health and Public Health Activism
Friday, June 2, 2017: 3:30 PM–5:00 PM
Featuring a paper by contributor Heather Munro Prescott.


Motherhood and Scholarship: Alienation, Solidarity and other Issues between Scholars of Motherhood and Mothers in Academia
Saturday, June 3, 2017: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
A discussion featuring editor Sarah Handley-Cousins and contributor Marissa Rhodes.
Digital Media Happy Hour
Saturday, June 3, 2017: 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
Nursing Clio is co-sponsoring this happy hour event with the Berks — if you like podcasts, blogs, and other digital history, come out to mingle with us!


Making Sex: Global Sex Education at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Sunday, June 4, 2017: 9:00 AM–10:30 AM
Featuring a paper by editor Laura Ansley and chaired by writer Cassia Roth.
A Uniquely Female Crime: Fertility Control and the Law Across the Americas
Sunday, June 4, 2017: 11:00 AM–12:30 PM
Featuring a paper by writer Cassia Roth.

Laura Ansley is an editor, writer, and historian with degrees from Case Western Reserve University and the College of William & Mary. In her day job, she is managing editor at the American Historical Association.