Feeling an ungodly pain in her lower back and abdomen, she was more terrified than she’d ever been in her life. Somehow, despite her panic, she still remembered the list: photo ID, health insurance card, outfit for the next day, outfit for the baby. She called a cab to the hospital. It felt like the longest she’d ever waited for anything in her life, even though it actually couldn’t have been more than 20 minutes.
INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: Lillian Isabella is an award-winning documentary theatre maker. She’s looking to interview at least 100 different people with all different kinds of pregnancy and birth stories throughout the Summer of 2020. If you have been pregnant, are pregnant, or have given birth (of all ages), as well as the people who support pregnancyContinue reading “Interview Opportunity/Play About Birth & CFP JourMS”
April 5-6, 2019 FULL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Rewriting Trauma & Visibility: Motherwork, Pregnancy, and Birth Keynote presentations with Khiara M. Bridges and Roksana Badruddoja. See the schedule for more information. GENERAL INFORMATION The international MOM Conference is an annual event that features research, scholarship, and creative collaboration in the area of Mother Studies. Each year, theContinue reading “MOM Conference 2019 – April 5-6 – The Public is Invited”
REWRITING TRAUMA & VISIBILITY Motherwork, Pregnancy, and Birth Manhattan College Bronx, NY APRIL 5-6 2019 The MOM Conference 2019 is sponsored by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center and the Manhattan College Department of Sociology Calling all sociologists, women’s, sexuality, and gender scholars, masculinity studies scholars, birth-workers, doctors, maternal psychologists, motherhood and fatherhood scholars,Continue reading “Annual Academic MOM Conference, NYC 2019: Rewriting Trauma”
The Museum of Motherhood, the ProCreate Project, the Mom Egg Review, and the Mother Magazine are pleased to announce the launch of a bi-monthly international exchange of ideas and art. M.A.M.A. will celebrate the notion of being “pregnant with ideas” in new ways. This scholarly discourse intersects with the artistic to explore the wonder and the challenges of motherhood. Using words and artContinue reading “M.A.M.A. ~ Birth & SONOGRAM (Art); [LINK]”
As posted on the website, we are underway with the seven-week intensive course offered through the museum, “Introduction to Mother Studies.” The course explores key questions related to motherhood, feminism, and the family – issues that the museum seeks to bring awareness to as an institution of thought. We are happy to share a glimpseContinue reading “Mother Studies Summer Accelerated Class: A Student’s Reflections”