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3:25 – 5:25PM  Monday, February 20, 2012

“Demon Children & Tiger Mothers: A History of Dystopic Domestic Memoir "

WGSS Colloquium

Briallen Hopper (Divinity School)

Location is wheelchair accessible
Demon Children & Tiger Mothers: A History of Dystopic Domestic Memoir
This paper explores the anti-sentimental maternal voice from Shirley Jackson to Amy Chua, tracing the evolution of the self-avowed “bad mother” in American popular memoir and paying special attention to best-selling Gothic and Orientalist versions of monstrous maternity.

Website: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Admission: Free
Contact Information: Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, wgss@yale.edu, 203-432-0845

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