This Year For Mothers’ Day – Buy a Book, Attend a Conference or Gallery, Share Knowledge

Mothers’ Day Week 2016 2016 INDUCTIONS to the Motherhood Hall of Fame; Honor the Call of the Midwife – Join us! Thursday, May 5 – Motherhood Hall of Fame; Columbia Teacher’s College 7:30-9PM (Free). 525 West 120th Street Milbank Chapel, NYC. Join us for drinks before at 7PM. RSVP Please: https://mommuseum.org/motherhood-hall-of-fame/ Performances, story-telling, and induction ceremony with co-sponsors: Sexuality,Continue reading “This Year For Mothers’ Day – Buy a Book, Attend a Conference or Gallery, Share Knowledge”

A Gaggle, A Chorus, or a Consternation of Mothers

Thoughts in blog-form by Rosalind Howell There is a  picture book that’s currently very popular with my three young children, called The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett. In it a duck finds an egg to hatch having apparently failed to lay her own.This is observed closely by a group of various birds (including a parrot,Continue reading “A Gaggle, A Chorus, or a Consternation of Mothers”

Reflections on Introduction to Mother Studies Course – by Zairunisha Jnu

About a month ago, I posted my reflections on the summer intensive course taught through the Museum of Motherhood. I invited my comrade, Zairunisha Jnu, to do the same and offer her impressions from Introduction to Mother Studies.  Zairunisha is a PhD. candidate in the Centre for Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University,Continue reading “Reflections on Introduction to Mother Studies Course – by Zairunisha Jnu”

On My Experience of Motherhood Studies

You may have seen some of my blog posts over the last several weeks that came from the response papers I wrote for the Introduction to Mother Studies course offered through the museum. With a capstone paper using research on current topics related to reproductive technology, the class culminated three weeks ago last Sunday afternoon.Continue reading “On My Experience of Motherhood Studies”

The Global Motherhood Report Card, Revisited

A few days ago, I received an urgent email from Senator Gillibrand. Okay, maybe it wasn’t actually from the personal email of Kirsten Gillibrand and maybe it wasn’t any more urgent than her other emails about legislation, newsworthy topics, or appeals for support to her PAC. But, nevertheless, this subject line came across my inboxContinue reading “The Global Motherhood Report Card, Revisited”

Annual Academic M.O.M. Conference 2015

10 YEARS AND GOING STRONG Greetings Annual Academic M.O.M. Conference Participants – See you on Thursday, April 30th at The Graduate Center in NYC room 9205 which is adjoined to room 9206, and May 1-2 Friday-Saturday at Manhattan College. We hope you are as excited as we are about this year’s conference. There are presenters attending from all over theContinue reading “Annual Academic M.O.M. Conference 2015”