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: 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?”
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”
In the preface to Robert Woods’ Death Before Birth (2009), he notes that “the circumstances that affect infants and children after live births are closely associated with their experience in the womb and at delivery.” While he discussed this in a historial perspective, the topic is still very important. First, let’s take a look atContinue reading “Maternal and Fetal Health”