Rosoff Presents Research in UK on Transnational Gendered Identity

By Purnell T. Cropper | December 4, 2014

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff, dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented research on the construction of transnational female identity in teenage girl fiction from the early to mid-1900s. In July, Rosoff presented “‘The Pluck of an Overton Girl’: Gender, Ethics, and Experiences of War in the Grace Harlowe Overseas Novels” at the International Standing Conference for the History of Education in London, England. In November, she was joined by research partner Dr. Stephanie Spencer from the University of Winchester to present “The All-American Girl meets the Provincial Lady: a question of transnational gendered identity” at the Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society (UK) in Dublin, Ireland.