Today is the 100 year anniversary of WOMEN GETTING THE VOTE in America. This is such a big deal! Hard to believe, I was born only 37 years after this law was enacted. At the Museum of Motherhood in NYC, we had an area called the Suffragette Sitting Room, where mothers would come and gatherContinue reading “HAPPY 100 YEARS OF THE VOTE FOR WOMEN IN AMERICA”
ABOUT THIS BLOG SERIES: The holiday season is upon us. You know the song: The Twelve Days of Christmas. This year we’ve got a little twist. I’ve been teaching “Codes of Gender” at Manhattan College since August and the students have presented a number of ideas, poems, manifestos, and in-class presentations that explain some ofContinue reading “12 Days of Gender Studies – The Students of MC”
JOURMS: The Journal of Mother Studies (JourMS) 2018 is currently published online. Special thanks to Candace Lecco for her work as editor and to all our authors and editorial volunteers. Find out more here: LINK RESIDENCIES AT MOM ART ANNEX 2019: M. JoyContinue reading “The Journal of Mother Studies 3rd Edition 2018, Residencies, and More”
M. Joy Rose is a musician, concert promoter, museum founder, and fine artist. Her work has been published across blogs and academic journals, and she has performed with her band Housewives On Prozac on Good Morning America, CNN, and the Oakland Art & Soul Festival to name a few. She is the NOW-NYC recipient of the Susan B. Anthony Award, her Mamapalooza Festival Series has been recognized as “Best in Girl-Power Events” in New York, and her music has appeared on the BIllboard Top 100 Dance Charts. Her current live/work space in Kenwood is devoted to the exploration of mother-labor as performance art.