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”

Community, Caring, and Education [CLICK]

The Museum of Motherhood (M.O.M.) is an exhibition and education center dedicated to the exploration of family – past, present, and future. We highlight the many roles of women throughout history and in contemporary culture. In our museum space we provide mothers, fathers, youth, caregivers, and mothers-to-be insights into what they will experience as parents and how to handle it. WeContinue reading “Community, Caring, and Education [CLICK]”

THANK YOU for You Submissions! MOM Conference 2015

9th Annual MOM Conference – Museum of Motherhood Call for Papers – “New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) – CFP Deadline Extended to January 15th – April 30th, May 1st-2nd, NYC 2015 The purpose of this conference focuses on “new maternalisms” and explores “motherwork” and the invisible labor of caregiving in our everyday lived experiences. HowContinue reading “THANK YOU for You Submissions! MOM Conference 2015”

Mother Studies in the Academy & in the Press

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”