Michelle Moravec twittered throughout the first day of our S-USIH conference. I am also going to start posting notes to twitter using the hashtag #USIHblog. Add my new twitter account @LKientzAnderson.
Here are some of Moravec’s thoughts on the conference (
read it backwards scroll down to the bottom and read upwards for the chronology to make sense. I added in the panel names). What did you think of the conference sessions?
U.S. Women’s Intellectual Traditions (Roundtable)
Introduction of panel by Mike O’Connor, chair, 2011 conference committee
Chair: Louise W. Knight, Northwestern University
Maria Cotera, University of Michigan
Megan Marshall, Emerson College
Philippa Strum, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Sherie M. Randolph, University of Michigan
Chair/Commentator: Marilyn Fischer, University of Dayton
Chair/Commentator: James A. Levy, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Session A, 10:00-11:45 a.m.
Psychology, Psychiatry and American Social Thought
Daniel Wickberg, University of Texas at Dallas
“Sympathy and Self-Hatred in American Social Thought”
Simon Taylor, Columbia University
“The Influence of Anxiety: American Psychiatry and the Culture of Dread, 1950-1970”
Voichita Ileana Nachescu, Raritan Valley Community College
“Radical Feminism and the Psychotherapeutic Sensibility of the 1960s”
Chair/Commentator: Heather Murray, University of Ottawa