November News: Internships, Numbers, and Making M/otherhood Count!

November News! The Journal of Mother Studies has launched. Internships are active. The MoM Conference 2023 Call for Papers is posted now. Please submit art, papers, and activism on the subject of M/otherhood, gender, and self-expression by November 30th.

MoM: Letter from the Founder – Joy Report

The Annex serves as an incubator MoM project. We want the museum vision come alive in St. Petersburg, Florida. In order to do this, attention needs to shift. To that end, the next year will be almost exclusively focused on building our coffers through memberships, donations, grants, and partnerships. We must do this if MoM is going to thrive. Please join me in this affirmation and keep this top of mind and action!

Join us in Welcoming MOMs Newest JourMS Editor: Nicole Musselman

Hello MOM Family! We ask you to join us in welcoming our new incoming JourMS Editor for 2022-2023, Nicole Musselman! Nicole has already initiated many efforts to support MOM’s latest CFP.
Nicole is part of the English Department at the University of South Florida as a Ph.D. Student and English Instructor.

Food Fights, Life, Death, and M/otherhood

American mothers, for better or worse, live in a country with no Social Security benefits for their time at home, an ongoing non-equitable pay situation, and a lack of federally mandated parental leave, the formula crisis is just another tip of the iceberg (among many other things). For many this is a life and death situation that begins with birth and ends, in the case of many, with death. I am specifically noting the fact that the US has the highest maternal mortality rate of any developed nation. Tonight, Sunday May 22 @ 7-8:30PM (EST) we discuss these topics during a FREE film screening of Funnel of Dreams about the lack of supportive American Policies for moms and families. Join us! Motherhood is ONE FUCK of a journey!