My name is Elizabeth Salem, and I am a wife, the mother of two, and a caregiver. I am also a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at Case Western Reserve University. I study the nineteenth-century United States, women’s history, and the history of medicine. Having gone from a single girl to a wifeContinue reading “Academic Motherhood- Elizabeth’s Story!”
Author Archives: MOM
Exploring Motherhood In The Academy
Martha Joy Rose has been at the Graduate Center in New York City exploring the subject of motherhood through the Digital Humanities. You can see her blog at the CUNY Commons (CLICK HERE). If you have something to add, please contact Ms. Rose directly: MOMmuseum@gmail.com.
Delaying Motherhood: Employment Incentive?
Delaying Motherhood: Will it work? As you may have probably heard by now, Apple and Facebook had stated that they would be covering up to $20,000 of their employees’ egg freezing costs. The statement has received mixed reactions so far and, it seems that the debate will continue for a long time. So what isContinue reading “Delaying Motherhood: Employment Incentive?”
Mother Studies in the Academy & in the Press
On October 8th, Martha Joy Rose, Roksana Badaruddoja, and Laura Tropp discussed media, politics and representations of pregnancy, motherhood, and families in popular culture at Manhattan College. A curated exhibit is on display in the O’Malley Library, designed and executed by Ms. Rose. Two weeks ago she submitted a proposal for an “Individualized Studies” program where she is currently enrolledContinue reading “Mother Studies in the Academy & in the Press”