Susan Groag Bell

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Date & Time
January 25, 2016 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Bechtel International Center
584 Capistrano Way Assembly Room
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Susan Groag Bell (1926-2015): Pioneer in Women's History


Please join the Clayman Institute in a conference celebrating the achievement and ongoing influence of the scholarship of Susan Groag Bell. Speakers will include Carolyn Lougee Chappell, Paula Findlen, Fiona Griffiths, Laura Nym Mayhall, Karen Offen, and Marilyn Yalom with opening remarks by Peter Stansky and closing remarks by James Sheehan.

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    • Ph.D, Stanford University
    • Clayman Institute Senior Scholar
    Updates October 2011In late September Senior Scholar Karen Offen presented a paper at the international conference,“Family Law in Early Women’s Rights Debates” at the Leibnitz University in Hanover, Germany.  In early October, she gave two invited lectures at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia.  Her recent publications include: “Founding the International Federation for Research in Women’s History, 1987-2007,” Women’s...
    • Senior Scholar
    • Clayman Institute Director, 1984 - 1985
    Marilyn Yalom has an extensive list of scholarly publications, including Blood Sisters (1993), A History of the Breast (1997), A History of the Wife (2001), Birth of the Chess Queen (2004) and How the French Invented Love (2012), which was a finalist for the Christian Gauss Phi Beta Kappa literary criticism award.  Her 2008 book, The American Resting Place, contains a portfolio of 64 black and white art photos taken...
  • Paula Findlen
    • Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of History, School of Humanities & Sciences
    • Co-Chair, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
    • Faculty Research Fellow, 2008-09
    Paula Findlen is Ubaldo Pierotti Professor in Italian History and the Chair of the History Department at Stanford University.  She has co-directed the Science, Technology and Society Program and the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science and is currently Co-Director of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Prior to coming to Stanford in 1996, she taught at the University of California, Davis. ...