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Remedial Herstory: the other 50% of history class

Remedial Herstory: the other 50% of history class

By Kelsie Eckert and Brooke Sullivan

The podcast that explores what happened to the women in history class? And puts them in. In Season 1 we dissected the barriers to getting women into primary and secondary history curriculum. In Season 2 we are exploring diverse themes in women's history. Teachers can find dozens of lesson plans, learning materials, films, and articles about women in history on our website www.remedialherstory.com.
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S2E50: End of Year Two!
S2E50: End of Year Two!
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke celebrate and reflect on Season 2! It was a big season with important topics covered. What were your highlights? What's next?   Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast!   Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
28:11
August 01, 2022
S2E49: What gave Elizabeth Arden her business prowess? with Shelby Robert
S2E49: What gave Elizabeth Arden her business prowess? with Shelby Robert
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn about Elizabeth Arden, and entrepreneur in the beauty industry from Shelby Robert, a history teacher and adjunct professor. Robert will be a guest lecture at the summer retreat in August 2022. You can join us by registering here https://www.remedialherstory.com/summer-educators-retreat.html#/.   Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators!  Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast!   Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
29:42
July 25, 2022
S2E48: Who were the NH women in the suffrage movement? with Elizabeth DuBrulle
S2E48: Who were the NH women in the suffrage movement? with Elizabeth DuBrulle
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke share a lecture from the 2021 Remedial Herstory Summer Educators Retreat. Elizabeth Dubrulle is a historian at the New Hampshire Historical Society. She and her colleagues did original research on the New Hampshire Suffrage Movement and it's a fascinating example of local efforts paralleling national ones. You can experience amazing lectures like this one at our 2022 Educators Retreat by registering at https://www.remedialherstory.com/summer-educators-retreat.html#/  Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast!   Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:06:36
July 18, 2022
S2E47: How did free women of color carve out space as entrepreneurs in Louisiana? with Dr. Evelyn Wilson
S2E47: How did free women of color carve out space as entrepreneurs in Louisiana? with Dr. Evelyn Wilson
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Evelyn Wilson, whose research explores the ways in which free women of color thrived and ran businesses in antebellum Louisiana. This couldn't be a more important topic for reexamining women's roles and lives. Join us! Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.comEducators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
44:11
July 11, 2022
S2E46: How did 16th century English women manage businesses? with Dr. Katherine Koh
S2E46: How did 16th century English women manage businesses? with Dr. Katherine Koh
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Katherine Koh about her research on women who ran businesses in 16th century England-- a little represented topic. We are so excited join her to remind everyone that in every era and every region women have had agency, labored, and thrived. Tune in!  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory  Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.comEducators!  Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast!  Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
28:36
July 04, 2022
BONUS: Dobbs v. Jackson from a Medical Historian and an OBGYN
BONUS: Dobbs v. Jackson from a Medical Historian and an OBGYN
A professor of history and an OBGYN walk into a web call. It sounds like the start of a joke, but so does most of this week. If you’re like Kelsie you have a lot of questions about the ramifications of the of the Dobbs Supreme Court decision. In this episode we will be discussing the downfall of Roe v. Wade and what that means for these various professions and what history can teach us about a time when abortion was illegal. Resources: Read the Decision Find Data on Abortion Legal Information American Historical Association Event Lesson Plans from RHP on Abortion More from Dr. Guitierrez-Romine: S1E41 and S1E42 Find her book HERE. Unwell Women Book
45:06
July 03, 2022
S2E45: Women and Business: Do We still have far to go? with Ally Orr
S2E45: Women and Business: Do We still have far to go? with Ally Orr
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Ally Orr, a recent college graduate with a marketing degree, about her reaction to a male political science professor on campus stating that girls should not be encouraged to receive degrees in stem, The medical field, Law, Or business. Ally put her self on the line and turned her anger into sweet justice. In this episode were asking how much further do women have to go? Tune in. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
37:18
June 27, 2022
S2E44: Were gay bars a religious experience for gay people before Stonewall? with Dr. Marie Cartier
S2E44: Were gay bars a religious experience for gay people before Stonewall? with Dr. Marie Cartier
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Marie Cartier about gay life before Stonewall and how gay bars often served as a religious experience for queer people seeking sanctuary. Such an amazing collection of interviews and personal accounts. We are so excited to share! Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
58:56
June 20, 2022
S2E43: How should we define female friendships in the 19th century? with Dr. Alison Efford
S2E43: How should we define female friendships in the 19th century? with Dr. Alison Efford
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Alison Efford about two women who's intimate relationship in the Civil War era has helped historians to understand female sexuality in the period. He research explores the correspondence between Mathilde Franziska Anneke, a German American abolitionist and suffragist, and her intense, cohabiting romantic friendship with Mary Booth. Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
31:24
June 13, 2022
S2E42: What crimes were women accused of in the 17th and 18th Century? with Dr. Shannon Duffy
S2E42: What crimes were women accused of in the 17th and 18th Century? with Dr. Shannon Duffy
In this Episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with the legal historian, Dr. Shannon Duffy about her work researching women in colonial America. We discuss infanticide, witchcraft, murder, and homosexuality. We learned a lot and you will too! Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:00:11
June 06, 2022
S2E41: Was Hildegard de Bingen gay? with Lauren Cole
S2E41: Was Hildegard de Bingen gay? with Lauren Cole
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Lauren Cole a PhD candidate at Northwestern University about the amazing theologian and nun Hildegard de Bingen and the more personal aspects of her life, examining one close relationship she had with another nun at her convent. Cole is insistent: Hildegard was gay. Let's get into this. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
39:31
May 30, 2022
S2E40: Was Title IX just about sports? with Sara Fitzgerald
S2E40: Was Title IX just about sports? with Sara Fitzgerald
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and reflect on it's significance in protecting gender and sex discrimination in places that receive federal funds. They learn about the origins of Title IX and what life before it was like for women on college campuses, especially the University of Michigan. Join us! You can find her books here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
52:16
May 30, 2022
S2E39: Queer Women in History How did one woman legalize gay marriage?
S2E39: Queer Women in History How did one woman legalize gay marriage?
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke launch our theme on Queer Women in History and discuss Windsor v. US, the Supreme Court case that effectively lay the groundwork to legalize gay marriage around the country-- and who was behind it? You betcha! Women. They say GAY (cough, cough Florida)... a lot. They discuss the amazing Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist who bravely put herself on the line. Let's get into this. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
31:40
May 23, 2022
S2E38: Were Protestant women just wives and mothers? with Caroline Taylor
S2E38: Were Protestant women just wives and mothers? with Caroline Taylor
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with RHP Board member Caroline Taylor about her research into women in the Protestant Reformation... not how the reformation impacted them, but how they impacted it. This type of conversation and flipping the narrative is so important. Let's get into it! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
47:26
May 09, 2022
S2E37: Is there space for female Islamic leaders today? with Dr Shahla Haeri
S2E37: Is there space for female Islamic leaders today? with Dr Shahla Haeri
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Shahla Haeri, author of The Unforgettable Queens of Islam. This is the third in a series of three episodes with Dr. Haeri about her book. In this episode, we learn about two women who rise to top political leadership in the Islamic World: Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan and Megawati Sukarnoputri​ of Indonesia. ​   Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory   Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com   Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
57:48
May 02, 2022
S2E36: Were Islamic Queens successful? with Dr. Shahla Haeri
S2E36: Were Islamic Queens successful? with Dr. Shahla Haeri
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Shahla Haeri, author of The Unforgettable Queens of Islam. This is the second in a series of three episodes with Dr. Haeri about her book. In this episode, we learn about medieval era queens from the Islamic world Queen Arwa from the Fatimid Empire and Razia Sultan in India. You can find her book on Amazon.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory     Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators!    Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:00:57
April 25, 2022
S2E35: What precedent is there for female Islamic leaders? with Dr. Shahla Haeri
S2E35: What precedent is there for female Islamic leaders? with Dr. Shahla Haeri
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Shahla Haeri, author of The Unforgettable Queens of Islam. This is the first in a series of three episodes with Dr. Haeri about her book. In this episode, we learn about early precedent for women's leadership in Islam. We discuss the Queen of Sheba, referenced in all the Abrahamic traditions and Aisha, the favorite wife of Muhammad. You can find her book on Amazon. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory   Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators!  Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:05:34
April 18, 2022
S2E34: Women and World Religions: How did Confucianism’s enduring impact affect women in China?
S2E34: Women and World Religions: How did Confucianism’s enduring impact affect women in China?
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke introduce the next theme of the season, "Women and World Religions." To do this, they discuss Confucianism and it's complex history with women. Listeners will learn a bit about Confucius the man and the impact of the widespread adoption of his philosophy throughout China on women. Join us!   Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory   Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com  Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
45:19
April 11, 2022
S2E33: How are native women telling their own stories? with Dr. Ferina King
S2E33: How are native women telling their own stories? with Dr. Ferina King
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Farina King about the Cherokee National Female Seminary Alumnae and Native American women trailblazers. King is an Associate Professor of History at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, in the homelands of the Cherokee Nation and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees. She is an affiliate of the Cherokee and Indigenous Studies Department and the Director of the NSU Center for Indigenous Community Engagement. She is the President of the Southwest Oral History Association and a wealth of knowledge. We are so grateful to learn from her. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:14:27
April 04, 2022
S2E32: Why did women explore the White Mountains? with Dr. Marcia Schmidt Blaine
S2E32: Why did women explore the White Mountains? with Dr. Marcia Schmidt Blaine
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke, who live in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, learn from Dr. Marcia Schmidt Blaine about the amazing women who pioneered, explored, and lived in these mountains. Blaine is a wealth of knowledge and brings to life these incredible women who challenged gender norms and pushed boundaries. Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
57:28
March 28, 2022
S2E31: What is the lost history of the Statue of Freedom? with Katya Miller
S2E31: What is the lost history of the Statue of Freedom? with Katya Miller
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn about the Statue of Freedom, the beautiful and bold statue of a woman atop the Capitol building in DC from Katya Miller. Katya’s encountered the Statue of Freedom in 1993, which led to 25 years of research as she sought to understand who the statue is. The statue, like many statues of women is a symbol of America in the Civil War period. You can learn more about it on her website https://www.katyamiller.com/​. Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
40:32
March 14, 2022
S2E30: What is the heroine's journey of women in the west? With Meredith Eliassen
S2E30: What is the heroine's journey of women in the west? With Meredith Eliassen
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn about the heroines journey in western women's literature from Meredith Eliassen, the archives reference specialist in the J. Paul Leonard Library at SFSU. In this episode, we learn about a whole bunch of badass women and the stories they recorded! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
51:47
March 07, 2022
S2E29: Women Explorers and Pioneers: Who was the real Lady Lindy?
S2E29: Women Explorers and Pioneers: Who was the real Lady Lindy?
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke introduce the next theme for the season: Women's Explorers and Pioneers. We kick this episode off with women aviators. We highlight women like Katherine Wright, Bessie Coleman (whom Unladylike2020 made a great film about), and expand on two "Lady Lindys": Amelia Earhart and Anne Morrow Lindberg. Get ready!  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html Bibliography Glines, C.V. "Lady Lindy: The Remarkable Life of Amelia Earhart." History Net. July 1997. https://www.historynet.com/lady-lindy-the-remarkable-life-of-amelia-earhart-july-97-aviation-history-feature.htm. Furguson, Earnest. "Americas First Women Aviators." History Net. https://www.historynet.com/americas-first-women-aviators.htm. Pace, Eric. "Anne Morrow Lindberg, 94 Dies: Champion of Flight and Women's Concerns." New York Times. February 8, 2001. https://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/08/books/anne-morrow-lindbergh-94-dies-champion-of-flight-and-women-s-concerns.html. ​Women in Aviation. "100 Most Influential Women in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry." Women in Aviation. N.D. https://www.wai.org/pioneers/100womenscript.
56:15
February 28, 2022
S2E28: Why were women drawn into the Anti-Vietnam Movement with Dr. Jessica Frazier
S2E28: Why were women drawn into the Anti-Vietnam Movement with Dr. Jessica Frazier
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Jessica Frazier of the University of Rhode Island about women who were deeply intrenched in the anti-Vietnam movement and perhaps overshadowed by their male contemporaries. Dr. Frazier wrote her first book on this subject. You can find her book here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
39:13
February 21, 2022
S2E27: What role did women play in the Vietnam War? with Dr. Barbara Tischler
S2E27: What role did women play in the Vietnam War? with Dr. Barbara Tischler
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn more about women's integral and early role in the Vietnam war, both Vietnamese and American. You can find Tischler's book Sights on the Sixties​, here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
45:58
February 14, 2022
S2E26: Why Woman-power in the Women's Armed Services Integration Act of 1948? with Dr. Tanya Roth
S2E26: Why Woman-power in the Women's Armed Services Integration Act of 1948? with Dr. Tanya Roth
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke are joined by a very special K-12 educator, Dr. Tanya Roth to learn about women in the armed service during the Cold War. Her book, HER COLRD WAR: WOMEN IN THE US MILITARY, explores how the military offered women equal pay and benefits two decades before the rise of second wave feminism. Let's get into it! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
38:16
February 07, 2022
S2E25: Were Soviets more open to gender equality? ​With Jacqui Nelson
S2E25: Were Soviets more open to gender equality? ​With Jacqui Nelson
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke sit down with Jacqui Nelson again to talk about women on the eastern front in WWII. This part of history is less frequently discussed in US-centric history classes and yet so many amazing women were there! Let's get into this! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:00:46
January 31, 2022
S2E24: What changes did the upper class ladies of SC face as a result of the Civil War? with Annabelle Blevins Pifer
S2E24: What changes did the upper class ladies of SC face as a result of the Civil War? with Annabelle Blevins Pifer
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke are joined by Annabelle Blevins Pifer to talk about upper class white women of South Carolina and how their roles changed during the American Civil War. Pifer is a wealth of knowledge sharing how these shifts led to them becoming active int he Lost Cause Narrative and implicit in its mythology. Pifer is a Writing Fellow at Norwich University. Let's get into it! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
38:07
January 24, 2022
S2E23: Was Joan of Arc a heretic? with Jacqui Nelson
S2E23: Was Joan of Arc a heretic? with Jacqui Nelson
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke, learn all the details we lost in history class about the well known figure, Joan of Arc. Jacqui Nelson is one of the rare female military historians and of course she has a passion for women's history! Let's get into this! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:08:50
January 17, 2022
S2E22: Were French women willing participants or collateral damage in imperialism? with Dr. Jack Gronau
S2E22: Were French women willing participants or collateral damage in imperialism? with Dr. Jack Gronau
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke learn from Dr. Jack Gronau about women in French Imperialism looking at their complex role and standing. The era of new imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries is often discussed as a male-centric endeavor for resources, markets, and global prestige. However, as he explains, women are central to this topic, particularly feminists and women in civil society organizations. Gronau is a professor at Northeastern University. His dissertation was on this topic, titled, “French Women but not Citizens: Colonial Emigration, Imperial Prostitution, and the Colonial Press of French Feminists, 1897-1962." It explores how French feminists participated in the imperial project, both in the colonies and metropole, and how the empire influenced French feminism. Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
46:26
January 10, 2022
S2E21: Should we remember Augustus for his war on women? With Dr. Barry Strauss
S2E21: Should we remember Augustus for his war on women? With Dr. Barry Strauss
A provocative title perhaps, but this week Kelsie and Brooke are joined on the podcast by Dr. Barry Strauss. We are talking Ancient Rome, Cleopatra, Octavia, the Julias and other women whose stories have been overshadowed by their male peers. Strauss is a classicist and a military and naval historian and a professor of history at Cornell University. He is the Series Editor of Princeton’s Turning Points in Ancient History and author of eight books on ancient History. You can find his book, THE WAR THAT MADE THE ROMAN EMPIRE, here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:12:15
January 03, 2022
S2E20: Women and War: How are Army Rangers still changing the game?
S2E20: Women and War: How are Army Rangers still changing the game?
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke introduce the next theme, Women and War! We will be talking about the changing role of women in war presently, highlighting the break throughs of women like Shaye Haver Capt. Kristen Griest who were the first women to pass the strenuous physical, mental, and technical challenges of the Army Ranger program. Over the course of this theme we will be talking war from a variety of periods and places, like Rome, French imperialism, the Civil War, the twentieth century, and so much more. Get excited! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html Bibliography: Neuman, Scott. "First Female Soldiers Graduate from Army Ranger School." NPR. August 21, 2015. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/08/21/433482186/first-female-soldiers-graduate-from-army-ranger-school. Lacdan, Joe. "First enlisted female to graduate from Ranger School reflects on experience." Army News. August 28, 2019. https://www.army.mil/article/226137/first_enlisted_female_to_graduate_from_ranger_school_reflects_on_experience.
16:26
December 30, 2021
BONUS: Sarah, Mary, and Virginity (reboot from Season 1)
BONUS: Sarah, Mary, and Virginity (reboot from Season 1)
This holiday season, let's revisit an episode from Season 1 on important women in the Torah and New Testament. Happy listening!
42:14
December 24, 2021
S2E19: How did MADD impact the culture of drunk driving?
S2E19: How did MADD impact the culture of drunk driving?
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat about the history and impact of Mother's Against Drunk Driving, what we are calling a modern temperance movement. Kelsie reveals she went to college on a dry campus and Brooke confirms she did not.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html Bibliography: Alcohol Editors. "Effectiveness of MADD." Alcohol. N.D. https://www.alcohol.org/teens/mothers-against-drunk-driving/. MADD Editors. "Saving Lives, Serving People." MADD. N.D. https://www.madd.org/history. McFadden, Robert D. "MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING STRIPS FOUNDER OF 2 MAJOR POSTS." New York Times. October 4, 1985. https://www.nytimes.com/1985/10/04/us/mothers-against-drunk-driving-strips-founder-of-2-major-posts.html.  History Editors. "MADD founder’s daughter killed by drunk driver." April 30, 2021. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/madd-founders-daughter-killed-by-drunk-driver. 
29:33
December 20, 2021
S2E18: How have unwell women been treated in healthcare? with Dr. Elinor Cleghorn
S2E18: How have unwell women been treated in healthcare? with Dr. Elinor Cleghorn
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Elinor Cleghorn, author of Unwell Women a new book about the misdiagnosis of women throughout medical history. You can find Cleghorn's book here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
50:12
December 20, 2021
S2E17: Did WWII really bring women into the workforce? with Dr. Dorothy Cobble
S2E17: Did WWII really bring women into the workforce? with Dr. Dorothy Cobble
This week Kelsie and Brooke do a deep dive with Dr. Dorothy Cobble a women and labor historian from Rutgers University on the often overlooked women's labor movement of the 20th century. We are asking a question this week that many listeners might say, "Uh yes?" as an answer, but Cobble will challenge you to consider a more intersectional answer to the question. Join us!  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
43:50
December 08, 2021
S2E16: Why are the interconnections between women and their social reform movements important? with Dr. DeAnna Beachley
S2E16: Why are the interconnections between women and their social reform movements important? with Dr. DeAnna Beachley
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke are chatting with Dr. DeAnna Beachley, from the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) about the interconnections across social reform movements. Beachley is a professor of History and Women’s Studies at CSN, and is a Scholar of the American women’s suffrage movement, the American women’s movement, and social history. Let's get into this! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
37:17
November 29, 2021
S2E15: Did 19th institutionalizing and deinstitutionalizing healthcare make it safer? with Dr. Martha Libster
S2E15: Did 19th institutionalizing and deinstitutionalizing healthcare make it safer? with Dr. Martha Libster
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke meet with Dr. Martha Libster, a PhD in history as well as an APRN to talk about the history of nursing in the 19th century. She's also the Founder and Executive Director of the Self-care Institute at Golden Apple Healing Arts and Publisher for Golden Apple Publications is an innovative education designer, master teacher trainer, author, and consultant in integrative healthcare systems, higher education, nursing, botanical medicine, behavioral health, and public Self-care program design and analysis. Join us! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
34:33
November 22, 2021
S2E14: Why are material culture artifacts reshaping our understanding of women's history? with Dr. Amy Forss
S2E14: Why are material culture artifacts reshaping our understanding of women's history? with Dr. Amy Forss
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke are joined by Dr. Amy Forss to talk about the importance of preserving artifacts for curating and understanding women's history. Artifacts help history come alive. Tune in! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
56:49
November 15, 2021
S2E13: Women in Social Reform: Should temperance have been intersectional?
S2E13: Women in Social Reform: Should temperance have been intersectional?
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke introduce the next theme, Women in Social Reform, and they start with the most powerful women's reform movement of the 19th century: temperance. Kelsie teaches Brooke about three women every school child should know: Frances Willard, Carry Nation, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett among many many others. Things get tense. Let's get into it.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
37:52
November 08, 2021
S2E12: Should we believe Anita Hill? with Hashtag History
S2E12: Should we believe Anita Hill? with Hashtag History
Our friends Leah and Rachel from Hashtag History join us on this weeks episode to talk about their favorite topic: Anita Hill. While not a politician by trade, Hill became political and the turning point in a women's movement. Sexually harassed by her former boss, she was quiet until he was nominated for the Supreme Court. She went public and her testimony was heard around the world. In this episode we discuss whether we should believe Anita Hill and how her experience revealed gross social inequity in our country when it comes to whom we believe, whether the experiences of women and particularly women of color matter. A man was allowed to sit on the court having committed what today would be a fireable offense against women. His name is Judge Clarence Thomas and he is still on the bench. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
44:24
November 01, 2021
S2E11: Why was women’s fight for low level offices needed? with Dr. Elizabeth Katz
S2E11: Why was women’s fight for low level offices needed? with Dr. Elizabeth Katz
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke are chatting with Dr. Elizabeth Katz about the gradual steps women took to gain political office positions. This is an important theme to understanding the slow shift toward more public roles for women. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
33:23
October 27, 2021
S2E10: How did ER use her position and influence to sway public opinion and influence politics? with Dr. Christy Regenhardt
S2E10: How did ER use her position and influence to sway public opinion and influence politics? with Dr. Christy Regenhardt
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Christy Regenhardt about her research and work on perhaps the most famous US First Lady: Eleanor Roosevelt. Roosevelt is impressive in a million ways, but the ways in which she used her platform and position to influence change was altering for the role of the first lady. Most of us only scratch the surface of her work when we discuss it with our students. Let's dive deep. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
42:36
October 18, 2021
S2E9: Were the First Ladies just wives? with the First Ladies Man
S2E9: Were the First Ladies just wives? with the First Ladies Man
The First Ladies Man, Andrew Och, is back to wow us with more history of the lesser known First Ladies of the turn of the 20th Century: Edith Roosevelt, Helen Taft, Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson, Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. We are asking, were these women just wives? What roles did these women play? And why might they be lesser known? We are so grateful to Andrew Och for coming back again to share his knowledge-- he did the ENTIRE EPISODE WITHOUT NOTES! You can find his books and video series on the First Ladies at https://firstladiesman.com/. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
01:01:08
October 11, 2021
S2E8: Were Paul and Burns the turning point in women’s suffrage? with Dr. Sydney Bland
S2E8: Were Paul and Burns the turning point in women’s suffrage? with Dr. Sydney Bland
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke sit down with Dr. Sydney Bland who is not only a pioneering women's historian, but also an expert on woman suffrage. In his early career, he had an opportunity to interview THE ALICE PAUL. He's a wealth of knowledge! Buckle your seat belt as you relearn history you think you know.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
58:40
October 04, 2021
S2E7: How did Maria Theresa transform modern Europe? With Dr. Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger
S2E7: How did Maria Theresa transform modern Europe? With Dr. Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke sit down with Dr. Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger to discuss her research and upcoming book on Maria Theresa, one of the most powerful women of Europe. Maria Theresa is, like many historical figures, a complicated one. She is a woman judged for her gender before her merit, she ruled while a mother of 16 children and considered the grandmother of Europe as so many of her decedents went on to play crucial roles in future conflicts. She rules during the Enlightenment, abhors enlightened people, and yet likely was one herself. There is a prevailing mythology about her that endures, despite the fact that her reign is also known for its aggressive religious intolerance. She's complicated. We get into the nuances. You can find Stollberg-Rilinger's book at the Princeton Review. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
47:29
September 27, 2021
S2E6: Is Elizabeth I a turning point in world history? with Deb Hunter
S2E6: Is Elizabeth I a turning point in world history? with Deb Hunter
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke sit down with Deb Hunter, an independent historian with a deep passion for Tudor history, to talk about the all important, Elizabeth I. Her reign marks the beginning of modern history as well as other major global shifts in both US and world history.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
43:23
September 20, 2021
S2E5: Did English Queen’s Catherine and Anne have agency? with Chloe Gardner
S2E5: Did English Queen’s Catherine and Anne have agency? with Chloe Gardner
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke sit down with Chloe Gardner to discuss the lives and legacies of two women many have heard of, Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. These women were powerful, influential, and pitted against each other. Both were wives of King Henry VIII and transformed English politics. There are so many debates about these women, and we weigh in on them.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
38:54
September 13, 2021
S2E4: How did medieval women rise and why were they erased? with Shelley Puhak
S2E4: How did medieval women rise and why were they erased? with Shelley Puhak
This episode, Kelsie and Brooke learn from Shelley Puhak, author of a new book The Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry that Forged the Medieval World, which you can preorder now. The book is about two real life women who ruled most of Western Europe during the Middle Ages and none of us have ever heard of them, because that's what their successors wanted. Puhaks promotion reads, "Brunhild was a foreign princess, raised to be married off for the sake of alliance-building. Her sister-in-law Fredegund started out as a lowly palace slave. And yet-in 6th-century Merovingian France, where women were excluded from noble succession and royal politics was a blood sport-these two iron-willed strategists reigned over vast realms, changing the face of Europe." Intrigued? So were we! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
30:53
September 06, 2021
S2E3: How did female sexuality lead to the rise and fall of Chinese empresses? with Dr. Cony Marquez
S2E3: How did female sexuality lead to the rise and fall of Chinese empresses? with Dr. Cony Marquez
In this episode, Kelsie shares her interview of soon-to-be Dr. Cony Marquez, with Brooke and they discuss Empress Wu and Empress Dowager Cixi.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
56:36
September 01, 2021
S2E2: Empresses, Monarchs, and Politicians: How did women rise to power in the Ancient world?
S2E2: Empresses, Monarchs, and Politicians: How did women rise to power in the Ancient world?
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke are introducing the first theme of the season: Empresses, Monarchs, and Politicians. Then Kelsie teaches Brooke a little bit about just how far back you can take this theme... to the very beginning. They discuss the Sumerian King, Kubaba, and the Egyptian Pharaoh, Nefertiti.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html Bibliography Cottier, Cody. "Queen Kubaba: The Tavern Keeper Who Became the First Female Ruler in History." Discover. February 23, 2021. https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/queen-kubaba-the-tavern-keeper-who-became-the-first-female-ruler-in-history. History Editors. "Nefertiti." History. June 7, 2019. https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/nefertiti. Marchant, Jo. "Is this Nefertiti's Tomb?" Nature. February 19, 2021. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00465-y. Silver, Carly. "Kubaba, A Queen Among Kings." Thought Co. May 30, 2019. https://www.thoughtco.com/kubaba-a-queen-among-kings-121164. 
31:07
August 31, 2021
S2E1: Let's Make HERSTORY!
S2E1: Let's Make HERSTORY!
Welcome back to Season 2... And by season we really mean year because let’s be honest we’re educators and we work in school years. Happy start of school year! Kelsie and Brooke get together to talk about RHP, the summer projects, reintroduce ourselves and our mission. We share a bit of our conversation with Prasidha at WEAR to inspire you about future generations and the year ahead! You can find her organization at www.w-e-a-r.org.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Educators! Get professional development credit for listening to our podcast! Head to our website and complete the form and we will send you your certificate. https://www.remedialherstory.com/podcast-pd-certificate.html
28:38
August 30, 2021
Episode 50: End of Year One!
Episode 50: End of Year One!
Brooke and Kelsie sat down to reflect on the first year of the podcast and RHP as a growing organization. We discussed some of our favorite episodes, our gratitude for our patrons, and what the next year will look like.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
30:20
July 21, 2021
Episode 49: Unknown Resistance Fighters
Episode 49: Unknown Resistance Fighters
This week Brooke sat down with Judy Batalion, author of a new book, “The Light of Days,” about Jewish women who fought in the resistance against the Nazis during WWII. This was a fun role reversal and an honor to learn about this incredible history! Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
35:51
June 27, 2021
Episode 48: Women and Bletchly Park
Episode 48: Women and Bletchly Park
This week Kelsie and Brooke dive back into one of their favorite topics for a two-week pairing of lesser known women's stories from WWII. Kelsie interviewed author Kate Quinn. Quinn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction. A native of southern California, she attended Boston University where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Classical Voice. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
38:26
June 20, 2021
Episode 47: Women's Founding Documents
Episode 47: Women's Founding Documents
This week, Kelsie and Brooke tackle women's Enlightenment thinkers in the west and sources that should be used as "Founding Documents" in civics and government classes.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography British Library Editors. “Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women.” British Library. N.D. https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/mary-wollstonecraft-a-vindication-of-the-rights-of-woman#. Callaway, Gabrielle. “The Disappearance of Mary Wollstonecraft.” Crimson Historical Review Vol 1. No. 1. Retrieved from https://crimsonhistorical.ua.edu/spring-2019/. Hunt, Lynn. The French Revolution and human rights: a brief documentary history. Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1996. Janes, R.M. “On the Reception of Mary Wollstonecraft's: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman” Author(s): R. M. Janes.” Journal of the History of Ideas, Apr. - Jun., 1978, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1978), pp. 293-302. University of Pennsylvania Press. https://www.jstor.org/stable/2708781. Levy, Darlene Gay, Harriet Branson Applewhite, and Mary Durham Johnson, Ed and Trans. Women in Revolutionary Paris, 1789–1795, Chicago: University of Illinois, 1979. p.254-259. Lewis, Jone Johnson. “Mary Wollstonecraft: A Life.” Thought Co. Last modified June 02, 2019. https://www.thoughtco.com/mary-wollstonecraft-early-years-3530791. Library of Congress Editors. “Olympe de Gouges.” N.D. https://guides.loc.gov/women-of-the-french-revolution/olympe-de-gouges. Lumen Learning Editors. “March on Versailles.” Lumen Learning. N.D. https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-hccc-worldhistory2/chapter/the-march-on-versailles/#:~:text=On%20the%20morning%20of%20October,a%20constitutional%20monarchy%20for%20France. PBS Editors. “The French Revolution.” PBS. N.D. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/adams-french-revolution/#:~:text=Rising%20prices%20in%20Paris%20brought,recognized%20that%20a%20crisis%20loomed.
30:30
June 14, 2021
Episode 46: Hindu Goddesses and the Third Gender
Episode 46: Hindu Goddesses and the Third Gender
This week we chatted with Chloe Gardner about her dissertation work into the third gender in Hinduism. We learn about a series of Goddesses and women who lived in this time, and discussed the paradox of the religion and the status of women's rights in India.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
01:05:36
June 06, 2021
Episode 45: Murder and Queens
Episode 45: Murder and Queens
This week Kelsie and Brooke are examining the stories of two queens (empresses), who were murdered and what brought that about: Fausta, the second wife of Constantine I, and Anula of Sri Lanka, the first female monarch in Asia. Both of these women are complex and deserve some attention in history classes. Their murders are fascinating, infuriating, and puzzling.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Britannica, T. Editors of Encyclopaedia. "List of empresses." Encyclopedia Britannica, November 4, 2015. https://www.britannica.com/topic/list-of-empresses-2042464. Britannica, T. Editors of Encyclopaedia. "List of queens." Encyclopedia Britannica, October 26, 2015. https://www.britannica.com/topic/List-of-queens-2041992. Mingren, Wu. "Queen Anula of Anuradhapura - A Reign Born of Poison." Ancient Origins. March 30, 2020. https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/anula-anuradhapura-0013491. Nicol, D. MacGillivray and Matthews, . J.F.. "Constantine I." Encyclopedia Britannica, May 18, 2021. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Constantine-I-Roman-emperor. Woods, David. "On the Death of the Empress Fausta." Greece & Rome 45, no. 1 (1998): 70-86. Accessed June 2, 2021. http://www.jstor.org/stable/643208.
55:59
June 03, 2021
Episode 44: Byzantine Intersectionality
Episode 44: Byzantine Intersectionality
This week we learned about some fascinating ways to use Byzantine art to draw on women and gender themes in world history courses. We chatted with Dr. Roland Betancourt about his recent book, Byzantine Intersectionality, which highlights the Byzantine perspective on Mary of Egypt, the Virgin Mary, Theodora, rape, consent, eunuchs, gender, sexuality, and much more. You can find his book everywhere. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
01:06:09
May 24, 2021
Episode 43: Sexist Historians and Gudrid the Viking
Episode 43: Sexist Historians and Gudrid the Viking
This week Kelsie tells Brooke about her conversation with Sarah Durn, a medieval historian, about Viking women and emerging scholarship about their adventures a participation in Viking raids. Durn has researched the story of Gudrid, who is mentioned in two Viking sagas. You can find Durn's piece at the Smithsonian Magazine website.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com  
01:02:38
May 16, 2021
Episode 42: Sexual Assault and the Founding of Rome
Episode 42: Sexual Assault and the Founding of Rome
TRIGGER WARNING. This week we dig deep into our culture and the stories we tell or chose not to tell. Women in the stories of early Rome were there but are almost absent in the teaching of its founding. Is it possible it's because rape permeates these stories? Would talking about rape and the historic examples allow us to address the present challenges presented by these topics? We learn about the kidnapping and rapes of women at the outset of the Kingdom of Rome and Lucretias rape at the hands of Sextus to end the Regal Period. Women were always there, you just have to be brave enough to teach it. IF YOU HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AND WANT SUPPORT, PLEASE Call 800.656.HOPE OR VISIT www.rainn.org Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Bentley, Jerry H., Herbert F. Ziegler, Heather E. Streets-Salter. Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. McGraw Hill Publishers: New York, 2017. Beard, Mary. Women & Power: A Manifesto. Liveright Publishing Corporation: New York, NY, 2017. Beard, Mary. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. Liveright Publishing Corporation: New York, NY, 2015. CDC Editors. "Preventing Sexual Violence." CDC. Last modified February 5, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/sexualviolence/fastfact.html.  Gladwell, Malcolm. Talking to Strangers. Harlow, England: Penguin Books, 2020. Murphy, Heather. "What Experts Know About Why Men Rape." The New York Times. Last modified October 30, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/health/men-rape-sexual-assault.html. Strayer, R. and Nelson, E., Ways Of The World. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2016. Zimbardo, Philip. "The Psychology of Evil." TED TALK. Last modified February 2008. https://www.ted.com/talks/philip_zimbardo_the_psychology_of_evil. 
01:01:08
May 09, 2021
Episode 41: Controversial and Reproductive Justice (Gerri Santoro)
Episode 41: Controversial and Reproductive Justice (Gerri Santoro)
In Part 2, we continue our conversation with Dr. Alicia Guitierrez-Romine about the difficult history of illegal abortions in the US. Here, she tells us the story of Gerri Santoro. Gutierrez-Romine is an assistant professor of history at La Sierra University. She earned her doctorate degree in history from the University of Southern California in 2016 and specializes in the American west, gender and sexuality, and race and ethnicity. Her first book, From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in California, 1920-1969, was just published by the University of Nebraska Press. Her next project explores the life and experiences of Dr. Edna Griffin, a civil rights activist and the first black woman physician in Pasadena, California. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
42:54
May 03, 2021
Episode 40: Controversial and Reproductive Justice
Episode 40: Controversial and Reproductive Justice
This week, Brooke and Kelsie talk with Dr. Alicia Guitierrez-Romine about the difficult history of reproductive justice and its origins in illegal abortions in the US. Gutierrez-Romine is an assistant professor of history at La Sierra University. She earned her doctorate degree in history from the University of Southern California in 2016 and specializes in the American west, gender and sexuality, and race and ethnicity. Her first book, From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in California, 1920-1969, was just published by the University of Nebraska Press. Her next project explores the life and experiences of Dr. Edna Griffin, a civil rights activist and the first black woman physician in Pasadena, California. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
54:38
April 26, 2021
Episode 39: What's her name? Health, Religion, and Mary Baker Eddy
Episode 39: What's her name? Health, Religion, and Mary Baker Eddy
This week we continue where we left off in Part 1. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography “51. Mastering the press: Arthur Brisbane’s famed interview with Mary Baker Eddy.” Seekers and Scholars. Mary Baker Eddy Library. Podcast audio. March 1, 2021. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/podcast/51-mastering-the-press-arthur-brisbanes-famed-interview-with-mary-baker-eddy/. Anthony, Susan B. “The Work of Mrs. Eddy,” Christian Science Sentinel, December 14, 1899, http://sentinel.christianscience.com/shared/view/a7xxv5h7cu?s=t. Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Gill, Gillian. Mary Baker Eddy. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books, 1998. Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and health, with Key to the Scriptures. Boston: Pub. by the Trustees under the will of Mary Baker G. Eddy, 1934. Eddy, Mary Baker. Speaking for Herself. Boston: The Writings of Mary Baker Eddy, 2002. Eliade, Mircea, and Charles J. Adams. The Encyclopedia of Religion. Vol. 5. New York: Macmillan, 1987. Mary Baker Eddy Library Editors. “Women of History: Susan B. Anthony” Mary Baker Eddy Library. Last modified January 13, 2015. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/women-of-history-susan-b-anthony/. Mary Baker Eddy Library Editors. “From the Collections: Mary Baker Eddy’s interview with Arthur Brisbane.” Mary Baker Eddy Library. Last modified January 13, 2015. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/from-the-collections-mary-baker-eddys-interview-with-arthur-brisbane/. McDonald, Jean A. "Mary Baker Eddy and the Nineteeth Century "Public" Woman: A Feminist Reappraisal." Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 2, no. 1 (Spring 1986): 89-109. Peel, Robert. Mary Baker Eddy; the years of discovery. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1996. Voorhees, Amy B. “Mary Baker Eddy, the Woman Question, and Christian Salvation." Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Fall 2012), p.5-25. Retrieved from Indiana University Press. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/jfemistudreli.28.2.5. Voorhees, Amy B. "Understanding the Religious Gulf between Mary Baker Eddy, Ursula N. Gestefeld, and Their Churches." Church History 80, no. 4 (2011): 798-831. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41410753. Wallner, Peter A. Faith on Trial. Plaidswede...
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April 19, 2021
Episode 38: What's her name? Health, Religion, and Mary Baker Eddy PART 1
Episode 38: What's her name? Health, Religion, and Mary Baker Eddy PART 1
This week, Kelsie and Brooke tackle the intersection of women's health and religion by discussing arguably the most famous woman of the 19th century you've never heard of, Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography “51. Mastering the press: Arthur Brisbane’s famed interview with Mary Baker Eddy.” Seekers and Scholars. Mary Baker Eddy Library. Podcast audio. March 1, 2021. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/podcast/51-mastering-the-press-arthur-brisbanes-famed-interview-with-mary-baker-eddy/.  Anthony, Susan B. “The Work of Mrs. Eddy,” Christian Science Sentinel, December 14, 1899, http://sentinel.christianscience.com/shared/view/a7xxv5h7cu?s=t. Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Gill, Gillian. Mary Baker Eddy. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books, 1998. Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and health, with Key to the Scriptures. Boston: Pub. by the Trustees under the will of Mary Baker G. Eddy, 1934. Eddy, Mary Baker. Speaking for Herself. Boston: The Writings of Mary Baker Eddy, 2002. Eliade, Mircea, and Charles J. Adams. The Encyclopedia of Religion. Vol. 5. New York: Macmillan, 1987. Mary Baker Eddy Library Editors. “Women of History: Susan B. Anthony” Mary Baker Eddy Library. Last modified January 13, 2015. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/women-of-history-susan-b-anthony/. Mary Baker Eddy Library Editors. “From the Collections: Mary Baker Eddy’s interview with Arthur Brisbane.” Mary Baker Eddy Library. Last modified January 13, 2015. https://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/from-the-collections-mary-baker-eddys-interview-with-arthur-brisbane/. McDonald, Jean A. "Mary Baker Eddy and the Nineteeth Century "Public" Woman: A Feminist Reappraisal." Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 2, no. 1 (Spring 1986): 89-109. Norwood, Arlisha. “Mary Baker Eddy.” National Women’s History Museum. Last modified 2017. https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/mary-eddy#:~:text=Mary%20Baker%20Eddy%20founded%20a,through%20mental%20and%20spiritual%20teachings.&text=Eddy%20was%20born%20in%201821,of%20the%20Protestant%20Congregationalist%20denomination. Peel, Robert. Mary Baker Eddy; the years of discovery. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1996. Voorhees, Amy B. “Mary Baker Eddy, the Woman Question, and Christian Salvation." Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Fall 2012), p.5-25. Retrieved from Indiana University Press. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/jfemistudreli.28.2.5.  Voorhees, Amy B. "Understanding the Religious Gulf between Mary Baker Eddy, Ursula N. Gestefeld, and Their Churches." Church History 80, no. 4 (2011): 798-831. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41410753. Wallner, Peter A. Faith on Trial. Plaidswede...
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April 13, 2021
Episode 37: Taboo = Menstruation
Episode 37: Taboo = Menstruation
This week we are talking about the most taboo subject of all-- menstruation. This is the beginning of a few episodes on women's health and understanding the stigmatization and lack of resources available to women for this monthly experience is a fascinating background to a deeper exploration into women's health. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988.  Gershon, Livia. "The Secret History of Menstruation: Menstruation is both a mundane fact of life and an oddly under-discussed subject. For many centuries, Western industrial societies have simply ignored it." JSTOR. Last modified  February 8, 2018. https://daily.jstor.org/the-secret-history-of-menstruation/.  Mid-America American Studies Association Simple Health Editors. "A History of Menstrual-Hygiene." Simple Health. Last modified December 8, 2020.  https://www.simplehealth.com/blog/a-history-of-menstrual-hygiene. 
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April 05, 2021
Episode 36: Somebody's Wife and Hawaiian Missionary's Wives
Episode 36: Somebody's Wife and Hawaiian Missionary's Wives
This week we chatted with professor Michelle Stonis about her Master’s Thesis on the Wives of Missionaries sent to Hawaii. If you don't know this history-- you must— because it brings the full story of US acquisition of Hawaii to light. Specializing in United States history and United States women's history, Michelle Stonis is a Full-Time Tenure-Track Instructor of History at Glendale Community College in the Greater Los Angeles region. She is the founding Co-Director of GCC's Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium. After receiving a two-year grant, this partnership bridges curriculum between the History and Journalism Departments as students are supported in reporting on the critical issues involving gender around the world. Stonis's own research focuses on the negotiated gender roles of 19th-century missionary wives, which earned her Best Thesis in the College of Liberal Arts award. She consults in the entertainment industry on feminist issues surrounding body image, intersectionality, and representation. You can find her work at www.michellestonis.com and connect on Instagram at professor.stonis. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
01:11:48
March 29, 2021
Episode 35: JSTOR and Women in Reconstruction
Episode 35: JSTOR and Women in Reconstruction
This week, Kelsie and Brooke discuss the Reconstruction era that follows the Civil War from a woman's perspective, because it just makes more sense that way! Think about it! 620,000 soldiers, mostly male, died in the war, who do you think is picking up the pieces? Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Taylor, Kay Ann. "Mary S. Peake and Charlotte L. Forten: Black Teachers During the Civil War and Reconstruction." The Journal of Negro Education 74, no. 2 (2005): 124-37. Accessed March 8, 2021. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40034538. Virginia Historical Society. “Freedman’s Schools.” Virginia Historical Society. N.D. https://www.virginiahistory.org/collections-and-resources/virginia-history-explorer/freedmens-schools.
01:02:43
March 22, 2021
Episode 34: Burned Records and Black Women's Clubs
Episode 34: Burned Records and Black Women's Clubs
This week, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Melissa Blair from Auburn University about the history and origins of Black Women's Clubs. We get into the racism in some women's organizations like the WTCU and suffrage and learn some really unique anecdotes to history. Dr. Blair teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in U.S. women’s history, as well as undergraduate courses on twentieth century grassroots politics and the senior thesis course for history majors. She supervises graduate students working on U.S women’s history in any time period, and serves on graduate committees for a variety of 20th century U.S. and Southern history topics. Graduate students working with Dr. Blair have, in the past two years, had their work supported by the Five Colleges Consortium, the Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe Institute at Harvard, and the Adams Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute. Prior to joining the Auburn faculty in 2015, she taught for six years at Warren Wilson College, a small liberal arts college in North Carolina. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
01:04:44
March 15, 2021
Episode 33: Covid Crisis and Republican Motherhood
Episode 33: Covid Crisis and Republican Motherhood
In this episode, Brooke and Kelsie discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on moms and the possibilities for future changes to make the workforce more flexible for moms. Then we drift back in time to the era immediately following the American Revolution and talk about a concept called Republican Motherhood. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Belolavek, John. Women and the Mexican American War: Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies. Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 2017. Copley, John Singleton. Copley Family." c. 1776. Andrew W. Mellon Fund. jpg. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Retrieved from http://commonplace.online/article/a-man-a-family-a-discussion-using-copleys-art-in-the-classroom/. Grose, Jessica. "America's Mothers are in Crisis-- Is anyone listening?" The New York Times. Last modified February 4, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/04/parenting/working-moms-mental-health-coronavirus.html. Grose, Jessica. "Three American Mothers, on the Brink." The New York Times. Last modified February 4, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/02/04/parenting/covid-pandemic-mothers-primal-scream.html.
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March 08, 2021
Episode 32: Racism and Women in the Mexican American War
Episode 32: Racism and Women in the Mexican American War
This week, Kelsie and Brooke discuss the Mexican-American War-- one often glossed over in US History courses, but one central to understanding US imperialism and the manor of US expansion. Women's role is even less frequently discussed-- and less documented. Our guest, Dr. Cony Marquez informs us about the barriers to teaching this history-- and how it often has to do with what you look like-- and gives us a Mexican scholar's perspective on the war. Kelsie also referenced a few texts, cited below. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Belohlavek, John M. Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies: Women and the Mexican-American War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017. Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. Harper Collins Publishing: New York, NY, 1999.
01:06:26
March 01, 2021
Episode 31: Thematic Instruction and Indigenous Women
Episode 31: Thematic Instruction and Indigenous Women
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke chat with Dr. Camilla Townsend of Rutgers University about indigenous women's history and how teaching with themes may exclude them. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
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February 23, 2021
Episode 30: White Supremacy and the Black Panthers
Episode 30: White Supremacy and the Black Panthers
Trigger warning: this episode refers to murder and suicide. Women represented 50% of the Black Panther Party, but women, schools, and food programs are not typically what comes to mind when one thinks of this party. Women sometimes get used to soften a groups image, and hidden to harden the image in our collective memory. But women were there the whole time. In this episode we talk about the role women played in the party and some important women who's lives and work continue today.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-civil-rights-era-and-sexual-freedoms.html Bibliography Brown, Deneen L. “The first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party: ‘I have all the guns and money’.” The Lily News. Last modified January 12, 2018. https://www.thelily.com/the-first-and-only-woman-to-lead-the-black-panther-party/. Dixon, Janelle Harris. “The Rank and File Women of the Black Panther Party and Their Powerful Influence.” Smithsonian Magazine. Last modified MARCH 4, 2019. Dolak, Kevin. “What Happened To Deborah Johnson After The Killing of Black Panther Party Leader Fred Hampton?” True Crime Buzz. Last modified February 11, 2021. https://www.oxygen.com/true-crime-buzz/akua-njeri-nee-deborah-johnson-carried-on-fred-hamptons-legacy National Archives Editors. “Women in Black Power.” National Archives. N.D. https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/black-power/women. People’s History Podcast. “Women in the Black Panther Party.” https://anchor.fm/zinn-ed-project/episodes/Women-in-the-Black-Panther-Party-egek69/a-a2l7p92. Spencer, Robyn Ceanne. “Engendering the Black Freedom Struggle: Revolutionary Black Womanhood and the Black Panther Party in the Bay Area, California.” Journal of Women's History 20, no. 1 (2008): 90–113. doi:10.1353/JOWH.2008.0006. Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. Harper Collins Publishing: New York, NY, 1999.
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February 15, 2021
Episode 29: Didn't Get There, Maggie Hassan, and The Fabulous Five
Episode 29: Didn't Get There, Maggie Hassan, and The Fabulous Five
This week Brooke and Kelsie talk about the importance of getting to present day in history class to cover some of the amazing firsts for women in politics and other fields. If teachers don't "get there" in the curriculum, it systematically leaves women out of the mainstream public sphere. Then Kelsie sat down with Senator Maggie Hassan from New Hampshire to talk about what it's like being a woman making history.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Associated Press. "GOP members react to voter suppresion case." Fosters. August 12, 2005. https://www.fosters.com/article/20050812/NEWS0201/108120138. "About Senator Hassan." Senate. Last modified 2021. https://www.hassan.senate.gov/about. Caldwell-Hopper, Kathi. "Notable NH Women in Politics." Yesteryear. Last modified October 14, 2020. https://thelaker.com/2020/notable-nh-women-in-politics. Coles, Barbara. "Remarkable Women 2018: Persistence." New Hampshire Magazine. Last modified April 19, 2018. https://www.nhmagazine.com/remarkable-women-2018-persistence/. Conners, Molly. "As lobbyist, Kuster walked a fine line." Concord Monitor. Last modified October 25, 2012. https://www.concordmonitor.com/Archive/2012/10/DRUGLOBBYING-CM-102512. DiStaso, John. "Federal officials alerted by police to alleged GOP phone jamming." Union Leader. Last modified February 7, 2003. https://web.archive.org/web/20030220031958/http://www.unionleader.com/articles_show.html?article=18024. Harris, Michelle. "The Woman Who Became Governor 11 Years Before Suffrage." History. Last modified August 18, 2020. https://www.history.com/news/first-woman-governor-carrie-shelton-oregon. Ramer, Holly. "All-female, all-Democrat delegation in New Hampshire." Boston News. Last modified November 9, 2016. https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2016/11/09/all-female-all-democrat-delegation-likely-in-new-hampshire. Rogers, Josh. "What An All-Female Delegation Says About N.H." New Hampshire Public Radio. Last modified November 10, 2012. https://www.npr.org/2012/11/10/164842066/what-an-all-female-delegation-says-about-n-h. Rutgers Editors. "History of Women Governors." Rutgers University. Last modified 2021. https://cawp.rutgers.edu/history-women-governors. Seelye, Katharine Q. "From Congress to Halls of State, in New Hampshire, Women Rule". The New York Times. Last modified January 1, 2013. https://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/us/politics/from-congress-to-halls-of-state-in-new-hampshire-women-rule.html.  "Shes-Porter, About." History, Arts & Archives. Last modified 2021. https://history.house.gov/People/Detail/22596. Simon, Richard. "New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is all women." LA Times. Last modified November 7, 2021. https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-xpm-2012-nov-07-la-pn-new-hampshires-women-congress-20121107-story.html. Steinhauser, Paul. "Shaheen to run for third term in U.S. Senate in 2020." Concord Monitor. Last modified January 27, 2019. https://www.concordmonitor.com/Shaheen-announces-she-is-running-for-re-election-23060418.
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February 08, 2021
Episode 28: Clandestine Work and Virginia Hall
Episode 28: Clandestine Work and Virginia Hall
This week, Kelsie and Brooke sit down to discuss D-Day and Virginia Hall, one of the badass women who helped coordinate the French Resistance and send intelligence to the Allies prior to the landing. We chatted with author Erika Robuck, whose book The Invisible Woman comes out February 9, 2021. We are so excited to share this incredible story! You can find her book here. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-world-war-ii-era-women-and-the-war-effort.html
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February 01, 2021
Episode 27: Blocked and Kamala Harris
Episode 27: Blocked and Kamala Harris
Did you know some schools prohibited social studies teachers from discussing the inauguration? Kelsie and Brooke start this episode by talking about how important it is to model civil discourse over issues that are controversial and how current events is where the women are-- if you block it, you block women's history. Then, of course, they talk about the woman of the hour-- Kamala Harris. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibiography Nash, Gary B., Charlotte Crabtree, and Russ E. Dunn. History on Trial: Culture wars and the teaching of the past. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Heilman, Elizabeth E, Ed. Social Studies and Diversity Education: What We Do and Why We Do It. New York, NY: Routledge, 2010. Hansen, Michael and Diana Quintero. “The state of the nation’s social studies educators.” July 3, 2017. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2017/07/03/the-state-of-the-nations-social-studies-educators/. Kalaidis, Jen. “Bring Back Social Studies: The amount of time public-school kids spend learning about government and civics is shrinking.” The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/09/bring-back-social-studies/279891/. Randal, Nick. "Vice President Kamala Harris: Chase the Dream." Entertainment ME. Documentary. Last modified January 5, 2021. https://www.amazon.com/Vice-President-Kamala-Harris-Chase/dp/B08SWD6KBV/ref=sr_1_14?dchild=1&keywords=Kamala+Harris&qid=1611584914&sr=8-14. US Census Bureau. "Quick Facts: New Hampshire." US Census Bureau. Last modified 2019. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/NH.  Walker, Tim. “Testing Obsession and the Disappearing Curriculum.” Last modified September 9, 2014. http://neatoday.org/2014/09/02/the-testing-obsession-and-the-disappearing-curriculum-2/. Yakimowski, Mary E. “Demographics Characteristics and Career Paths for Social Studies Teachers in Secondary Schools: A Review of Literature.” N.D. http://assessment.education.uconn.edu/assessment/assets/File/Revised%20Soc%20Stud%20ASEPS%20final%20draft.pdf.
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January 25, 2021
Episode 26: Getting Written Out and Alice Paul
Episode 26: Getting Written Out and Alice Paul
This week Tina Cassidy is back to talk about Alice Paul, one of the better known women in history-- however, this was not the intent, there was an effort by some in the aftermath of the 19th Amendment to write her and her accomplishments out of history. Americans owe a great debt to Paul-- but her legacy is not without controversy, as she caved to southern white women who wanted segregated marches and more. Tune in to find out. Lesson plans on our website.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com
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January 18, 2021
Episode 25: Muslim Girls and their History
Episode 25: Muslim Girls and their History
This week, Kelsie and Brooke chat about research into the wellness of Muslim-American immigrant children, and Kelsie shares some of her conversation with Dr. Suzan Al Abidi, an old friend. Abidi's 2018 study showed that Muslim mothers play an important role in helping children navigate difficult "cultural friction" and that girls have a unique experience which can keep them from getting the full educational experience, especially in PE. Abidi made one request: that people learn a bit more about Islam, so for the second half-- Kelsie and Brooke talked about important women in the founding of Islam. As always-- there's a lesson plan available.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Ballandalus. "15 Important Muslim Women in History." Ballandalus. Last modified March 8, 2014. https://ballandalus.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/15-important-muslim-women-in-history/. Kamguian, Azam. “Islam And Women’s Rights: Overcoming Inequality.” Center for Inquiry. Last modified June 20, 2018. https://centerforinquiry.org/blog/islam-and-womens-rights/. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988.  PBS. "Muhammad and Women." PBS: Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet. Last modified 2002. https://www.pbs.org/muhammad/ma_women.shtml. 
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January 13, 2021
Episode 24: Well Behaved Women and Early Christianity
Episode 24: Well Behaved Women and Early Christianity
This week, Kelsie and Brooke discuss how women who were well behaved rarely made history-- and then discussed how women joined the early Christian church in big numbers, and examined two women who defied the odds during early Christianity. Perpetua was a Christian martyr who gave her life for the faith before Rome adopted Christianity. Hypatia by contrast, lost her life to a Christian mob that expelled the Jews and Pagans in Alexandria. Their stories are unbelievable and show the centrality of women in history. Become a patron of Remedial Herstory: https://www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Alic, Margaret. “Women and technology in ancient Alexandria: Maria and Hypatia.” Women's Studies International Quarterly. Vol. 4, Iss. 3, 1981, 305-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0148-0685(81)96493-9. Deakin, Michael A. B. Hypatia of Alexandria: Mathematician and Martyr. New York: Prometheus, 2007. Fiorio, Soraya Field. “The Killing of Hypatia: A fight over all things visible and invisible, featuring practical magic, empire, and terrible men.” Lapham’s Quarterly. Last modified January 16, 2019. https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/killing-hypatia. The Gnostic Society Library. “Gnostic Scriptures and Fragments: The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene.” The Gnostic Society Library, n.d. http://gnosis.org/library/marygosp.htm.  Mark, Joshua J. “Hypatia of Alexandria.” Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 2, 2009. https://www.ancient.eu/Hypatia_of_Alexandria/. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988. Musurillo, Herbert. The Acts of the Christian Marytrs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972. Retrieved from https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/maps/primary/perpetua.html. Salisbury, Joyce Ellen. "Perpetua." Encyclopædia Britannica. Last modified March 03, 2020. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Perpetua-Christian-martyr. Smith, Dinitia. “BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Discovering Magdalene the Apostle, Not the Fallen Woman” New York Times. Last modified October 25, 2003. http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/25/books/books-of-the-times-discovering-magdalene-the-apostle-not-the-fallen-woman.html?mcubz=0.
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January 04, 2021
Episode 23: Hiding and Jackie O
Episode 23: Hiding and Jackie O
This week, Kelsie sat down with Tina Cassidy to talk about how the stories of even iconic women like Jackie Kennedy Onassis go untold in history class. Brooke of course thought this was ridiculous. Of course, you can find lessons about it on our website. Tina Cassidy writes about women and culture. In addition to Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson and the Fight for the Right to Vote, she is the author of Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born; and Jackie After O: One Remarkable Year When Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Defied Expectations and Rediscovered Her Dreams. A former journalist who spent most of her career at the Boston Globe covering business, fashion and politics, she is the Chief Marketing Officer of WGBH. Cassidy serves on the board of The Conversation US. She lives in the Boston area with her husband, the author Anthony Flint, their three sons, and a Norfolk Terrier named Dusty.  You can read her work at www.tinacassidy.info.  Become a patron of Remedial Herstory: https://www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans on our website: www.remedialherstory.com
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December 28, 2020
Episode 22: Sarah, Mary, and Virginity
Episode 22: Sarah, Mary, and Virginity
This week, Kelsie and Brooke celebrate the holidays by discussing the historic implications of the stories of Sarah and Mary-- two women over shadowed in the religious traditions by the men, but central in the stories. Their stories layout the views of God's relationship with women, women's role, and in the case of Mary, reveal an obsession with female virginity. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography BBC. "Mary." BBC. Last modified August 2, 2011. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/history/virginmary_1.shtml. Beard, Mary. Women & Power: A Manifesto. Liveright Publishing Corporation: New York, NY, 2017. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988. Warren, MJC. “What child is this?” The Conversation. Last modified December 23, 2016. https://theconversation.com/what-child-is-this-miraculous-births-and-divine-parents-in-the-time-of-jesus-70109.
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December 21, 2020
Episode 21: First Ladies and Holiday Parties
Episode 21: First Ladies and Holiday Parties
This week, Kelsie sat down with The First Ladies Man, Andrew Och, to talk about the importance of the women who served in what he says, "is one of the most powerful and influential unelected and unpaid women in the world. There is no formal training." Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com
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December 14, 2020
Episode 20: Mrs. So-and-so, Mrs. Eaton, and the Trail of Tears
Episode 20: Mrs. So-and-so, Mrs. Eaton, and the Trail of Tears
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke discuss Andrew Jackson and the women who revolved around his presidency. We start by talking about how difficult it is to track women, especially women who marry through historical documents and time because their names change so much. We then examine the elections of 1824, 1828, and 1832 to understand the nastiness of those elections and how Jackson's wife and mother were regular targets. Jackson's first cabinet dissolved due to a scandal that revolved around Peggy Eaton, the wife of his Secretary of War. In the second half, we talk about Jackson's legacy of native American removal and genocide. We tell the story of his final solution to dealing with the natives by reading oral histories from native women.  Of course, we have a lesson plan for teachers on our website. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-antebellum-era-abolition-is-womens-ticket.html Bibliography: Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne. An indigenous peoples' history of the United States. Boston : Beacon Press, 2014. Hicks, Brian. "The Cherokees vs. Andrew Jackson." Smithsonian Museum. Last modified March 2011. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-cherokees-vs-andrew-jackson-277394/. Hill, Mary. Interview with Billie Byrd in Okfuskee Town, OK. April 19, 1937. Montiero, Lorrie. “Family Stories from the Trail of Tears.” Sequoia Research Center: American Natives Press Archive. Last modified ND. University of Little Rock Arkansas. https://ualrexhibits.org/tribalwriters/artifacts/Family-Stories-Trail-of-Tears.html. Horger, Mark. “American Presidential Scandals.” Oklahoma State University. Last modified November 2018. https://origins.osu.edu/article/donald-j-trump-scandal-history- american-political-wrongdoing-russia-burr. Lattimer, Josephine Usray. Interviewed by Amelia Harris. October 13, 1937. Retrieved from Montiero, Lorrie. “Family Stories from the Trail of Tears.” Sequoia Research Center: American Natives Press Archive. Last modified ND. University of Little Rock Arkansas. https://ualrexhibits.org/tribalwriters/artifacts/Family-Stories-Trail-of-Tears.html. Matthews, Dylan. "Andrew Jackson was a slaver, ethnic cleanser, and tyrant. He deserves no place on our money." VOX. Last modified April 12, 2016. https://www.vox.com/2016/4/20/11469514/andrew-jackson-indian-removal.  Payne, Mary. Interviewed by Ella Robinson in Muskogee, OK. May 10, 1937. Retrieved from Montiero, Lorrie. “Family Stories from the Trail of Tears.” Sequoia Research Center: American Natives Press Archive. Last modified ND. University of Little Rock Arkansas. https://ualrexhibits.org/tribalwriters/artifacts/Family-Stories-Trail-of-Tears.html. Pennington, Josephine. Interviewed by D.W. Wilson in Hulbert, OK. October 12, 1937. Retrieved from Montiero, Lorrie. “Family Stories from the Trail of Tears.” Sequoia Research Center: American Natives Press Archive. Last modified ND. University of Little Rock Arkansas. https://ualrexhibits.org/tribalwriters/artifacts/Family-Stories-Trail-of-Tears.html. Schuessler, Jennifer. "Clash of the Historians: Paper on Andrew Jackson and Trump Causes Turmoil." The New York Times. Last modified Smith, Margaret Bayard. Letter to Kirkpatrick. Library of Congress. Last modified January 1, 1829.  Wood, Kirsten E. ""One Woman so Dangerous to Public Morals": Gender and Power in the Eaton Affair." Journal of the Early Republic 17, no. 2 (1997): 237-75. Accessed December 3, 2020. doi:10.2307/3124447.
01:16:47
December 07, 2020
Episode 19: Feminist Pedagogy and the Triangle Fire
Episode 19: Feminist Pedagogy and the Triangle Fire
This week Kelsie and Brooke are talking about Feminist Pedagogy (Socratic Seminars) and The Triangle Fire. An alternate title could be circles and triangles... but it wouldn't make sense until you heard us out. Feminist teaching is where you break down structural and stigma-related barriers to all student participation and performance-- in this case to get more women into the field. We then do a deep dive into the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York and it's long term labor and governmental impacts and the debate over who was responsible. Teachers can find the inquiry on our website and peruse these primary materials organized by Cornell University (https://trianglefire.ilr.cornell.edu/primary/). Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-industrial-revolution-women-laborers.html Bibliography Berkin, Carol, Margaret S. Crocco, and Barbara Winslow Ed. Clio in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching U.S. Women’s History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Liebhold, Peter. "Why the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Makes for a Complicated History." Smithsonian Magazine. Last modified December 21, 2018. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/triangle-shirtwaist-factory-fire-makes-complicated-history-180971019/. Leon Stein, ed., Out of the Sweatshop: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy (New York: Quadrangle/New Times Book Company, 1977. Retrieved from https://trianglefire.ilr.cornell.edu/primary/testimonials/ootss_ClaraLemlich.html. Spencer, Steven J. er, Claude M. Steele, and Diane M. Quinn, "Stereotype Threat and Women's Math Performance." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Vol. 35, Iss. 1. 1999, 4-28. https://doi.org/10.1006/jesp.1998.1373. "Stories of Survivors. And Witnesses and Rescuers Outside Tell What They Saw." New York Times. Last modified March 26, 1911, p. 4. Retrieved from https://trianglefire.ilr.cornell.edu/primary/newspapersMagazines/nyt_032611_2.html. "147 Dead, Nobody Guilty." Literary Digest. Last modified January 6, 1912. p. 6. Retrieved from https://trianglefire.ilr.cornell.edu/primary/newspapersMagazines/ld_010612.html.
01:09:36
November 30, 2020
Episode 18: Thanksgiving and Other Places Women were Barred from
Episode 18: Thanksgiving and Other Places Women were Barred from
This week, Kelsie and Brooke are talking about the history of the Thanksgiving Holiday, a women's holiday-- bet they didn't teach that to you in school! In the second half we talk about other places women were barred from in public life... like the baseball stadium. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-civil-war-era-women-supporters-soldiers-and-spies.html Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004.  Meeker, Edward. "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." Edison Recordings. 1908. https://archive.org/details/TakeMeOutToTheBallGame_243. Norworth, Jack and Tilzer, Albert Von, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" (1908). - Historic Sheet Music Collection.1482. https://archive.org/details/sm_takemeouttotheballgame. PBS. "The Vote." American Experience. 2020. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/vote/#transcript.
42:21
November 23, 2020
Episode 17: Blanks and Goddess Worship
Episode 17: Blanks and Goddess Worship
This week we are talking about how huge portions of women's history are hard to know because so much is left blank. The biggest blank in all history is pre-history... and many women historians have tried to stake a claim there... suggesting that perhaps there was a time when women reigned supreme. Some argue that there was once a Great Goddess, worshipped above all gods. Obviously, this is disputed. So, as Brooke says, let's get into this. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Diamond, Jared. “The Worst Mistake in Human History.” Discover Magazine, 1987. Eller, Cynthia. The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory: Why an Invented Past Won't Give Women a Future. Beacon Press: Boston, 2000. Lerner, Gerda. The creation of patriarchy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988.
52:31
November 16, 2020
Episode 16: Education and Nuns
Episode 16: Education and Nuns
Brooke and Kelsie are talking about the cycle of his-story and how the teacher education system fails to require-- at any stage-- women's history (or diverse history of any kind), so how are teachers supposed to be the stop gate? Then we talk about the place in European history where women could get educated, the nunnery. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Cartwright, Mark. "The Daily Life of Medieval Nuns." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 19, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/article/1298/. Mark, Joshua J. "Hildegard of Bingen." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 30, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/Hildegard_of_Bingen/. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988.
42:41
November 09, 2020
Episode 15: Women Historians and Primary Sources
Episode 15: Women Historians and Primary Sources
This week, Brooke and Kelsie are talking about how rare women historians are and the first women historians: Ban Zhao of China who wrote during the Han empire and Anna Comnena who wrote in 11th century Byzantium. Both women provide incredible windows into life in their time. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Beard, Mary. Women & Power: A Manifesto. Liveright Publishing Corporation: New York, NY, 2017. Blakemore, Erin. "This Midwife at Auschwitz Delivered 3,000 Babies in Unfathomable Conditions." History. Last modified March 2, 2018. https://www.history.com/news/auschwitz-midwife-stanislawa-leszczynska-saint. Lee, Yuen Ting. “Ban Zhao: Scholar of Han Dynasty China.” World History Connected. Last modified 2012. https://worldhistoryconnected.press.uillinois.edu/9.1/lee.html. Lewis, Jone Johnson. “Biography of Anna Comnena, the First Female Historian.” Thought Co. Last modified May 15, 2019. https://www.thoughtco.com/anna-comnena-facts-3529667. Kelley, Meghan. "The Good Life of Anna Comnena: First Female Historian and Byzantine Princess." The Histories: Vol. 7 : Iss. 2 , Article 3. https://digitalcommons.lasalle.edu/the_histories/vol7/iss2/3.
56:22
November 03, 2020
Episode 14: Culture Wars and the Frontier PART 2
Episode 14: Culture Wars and the Frontier PART 2
In PART 2 of this episode, Kelsie and Brooke discuss the American frontier in the early English colonies, tensions within the colonies and tensions with the indigenous Americans they interacted with. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/early-american-history-cultural-encounters.html Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Perrin, Pat, and Wim Coleman, Ed. “Crime and Punishment: The Colonial Period to the Frontier.” Perspectives on History Series. Carlisle, MA: Discovery Enterprises, Ltd, 1998.
53:14
October 26, 2020
Episode 13: Culture Wars and the Frontier PART 1
Episode 13: Culture Wars and the Frontier PART 1
In PART 1 of this episode, Kelsie and Brooke discuss the culture wars over history education. Is it patriotism or critical thinking? Is it Founding Fathers or diversity?  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/early-american-history-cultural-encounters.html Bibliography Heilman, Elizabeth E, Ed. Social Studies and Diversity Education: What We Do and Why We Do It. New York, NY: Routledge, 2010. Hansen, Michael and Diana Quintero. “The state of the nation’s social studies educators.” July 3, 2017. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2017/07/03/the-state-of-the-nations-social-studies-educators/. Kalaidis, Jen. “Bring Back Social Studies: The amount of time public-school kids spend learning about government and civics is shrinking.” The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/09/bring-back-social-studies/279891/. Nash, Gary B., Charlotte Crabtree, and Russ E. Dunn. History on Trial: Culture wars and the teaching of the past. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Randal, Nick. "Vice President Kamala Harris: Chase the Dream." Entertainment ME. Documentary. Last modified January 5, 2021. https://www.amazon.com/Vice-President-Kamala-Harris-Chase/dp/B08SWD6KBV/ref=sr_1_14?dchild=1&keywords=Kamala+Harris&qid=1611584914&sr=8-14. Walker, Tim. “Testing Obsession and the Disappearing Curriculum.” Last modified September 9, 2014. http://neatoday.org/2014/09/02/the-testing-obsession-and-the-disappearing-curriculum-2/. Yakimowski, Mary E. “Demographics Characteristics and Career Paths for Social Studies Teachers in Secondary Schools: A Review of Literature.” N.D. http://assessment.education.uconn.edu/assessment/assets/File/Revised%20Soc%20Stud%20ASEPS%20final%20draft.pdf.Scheiner-Fisher, Cicely, "The Inclusion Of Women's History In The Secondary Social Studies Classroom." Electronic Theses and Dissertations. University of Central Florida. 2013. https://stars.library.ucf.edu/etd/2848
48:53
October 19, 2020
Episode 12: Equal Rights Amendment
Episode 12: Equal Rights Amendment
This week, Brooke and Kelsie chat with an old friend, Mary Bezbatchenko, another history teacher from Ohio about the struggle for the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com
58:35
October 12, 2020
Episode 11: Herstory's Complicated-- Equal Pay
Episode 11: Herstory's Complicated-- Equal Pay
In this episode, Brooke and Kelsie discuss equal pay. Brooke is a hiring manager-- so her expertise really shines. We talk about what the data shows and means... and why children are such a huge factor in economic behavior.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-industrial-revolution-women-laborers.html Bibliography Fingerhut, Hannah. “In both parties, men and women differ over whether women still face obstacles to progress.” PEW Research Center. Last modified August 16, 2016. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/08/16/in-both-parties-men-and-women-differ-over-whether-women-still-face-obstacles-to-progress/. Gurcheik. Kathy. “Availability, Use of Paternity Leave Remains Rare in U.S.” SHRM: Better Workplaces Better World. Last modified August 16, 2019. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/behavioral-competencies/global-and-cultural-effectiveness/pages/availability-use-of-paternity-leave-remains-rare-in-us.aspx. Hartmann, Heidi, Ariane Hegewisch, Barbara Gault, Gina Chirillo, Jennifer Clark. “Five Ways to Win an Argument about the Gender Wage Gap (Updated 2019).” Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Last modified September 11, 2019. https://iwpr.org/publications/five-ways-to-win-an-argument-about-the-gender-wage-gap/. Hegewisch, Ariane and Adiam Tesfaselassie. 2019. “The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation 2018.” The Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Last modified April 2, 2019. https://iwpr.org/publications/gender-wage-gap-occupation-2018/. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988. Peterson, Jordan interviewed by Cathy Newman. Channel 4 News. January 16, 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMcjxSThD54. Phelen. John. “Harvard Study: ‘Gender Wage Gap’ Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women: The ‘gender wage gap’ is as real as unicorns and has been killed more times than Michael Myers.” Foundation for Economic Education. December 10, 2018. https://fee.org/articles/harvard-study-gender-pay-gap-explained-entirely-by-work-choices-of-men-and-women/?gclid=CjwKCAjw26H3BRB2EiwAy32zhZKsF45zDh2P22RHSXgHrfc-hthCcA1Xh1hyUhN3A9XFwvx9XP6u6hoCXokQAvD_BwE. Saracino, Jessica. “The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the Number of Women in State Legislatures.” Public Purpose: An Interdixciplinary Journal American University’s Graduate School of Public Affairs. Vol. 6. Issue 1. Spring 2008. https://www.american.edu/spa/publicpurpose/upload/the-effect-of-socioeconomic-status-on-the-number-of-women-in-state-legislatures.pdf. Schochet, Leila. “The Child Care Crisis Is Keeping Women Out of the Workforce.” Center for American Progress. Last modified March 28, 2019. https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/early-childhood/reports/2019/03/28/467488/child-care-crisis-keeping-women-workforce/. Steinem, Gloria. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, 3rd Edition. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 2019. The American Psychological Association. “Effects of Poverty, Hunger and Homelessness on Children and Youth.” Last modified 2009. https://www.apa.org/pi/families/poverty. UN Women. “Visualizing the data: Women’s representation in society.” UN Women. Last modified February 25, 2020. https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2020/2/infographic-visualizing-the-data-womens-representation.
01:10:58
October 05, 2020
Episode 10: It's not about Feminism
Episode 10: It's not about Feminism
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke celebrate 10 episodes, the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and her fight for equal treatment under law. Further, they talk about how her case is just another example of calling human rights the dirty f-word, "feminist." Then we correct the narrative that "feminists are making up history to include more women" In reality, like with the warriors who fought against ancient Rome-- women were always there. It's not about feminism. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Mark, Joshua. "Boudicca." Ancient Encyclopedia. Last modified November 8, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/Boudicca/. Mark, Joshua. "Cleopatra VII." Ancient Encyclopedia. Last modified October 7, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/Cleopatra_VII/. Mark, Joshua. "Zenobia." Ancient Encyclopedia. Last modified September 14, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/zenobia/. McDonald, Eve. "The ancient world was full of warrior women – and men were terrified of them." Independent. Last modified October 7, 2018. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/features/women-warriors-ancient-rome-antiquity-feminism-total-war-rome-ii-computer-games-a8568811.html.
39:10
September 28, 2020
Episode 9: Texts and Crossdressing
Episode 9: Texts and Crossdressing
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke discuss gender bias in history textbooks-- and basically why you shouldn't use them. Then we examine the fascinating lives of women who crossdressed to fight and spy in the Civil War.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-civil-war-era-women-supporters-soldiers-and-spies.html Bibliography Abbot, Karen. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2014. Clark, Alexis. "After the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman Led a Brazen Civil War Raid Tubman applied intelligence she learned as an Underground Railroad conductor to lead the Combahee Ferry Raid that freed more than 700 from slavery." History. Last modified November 1, 2019. https://www.history.com/news/harriet-tubman-combahee-ferry-raid-civil-war. Edmonds, Sarah Emma. Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: The Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle-Fields. Hartford: W. S. Williams & Co., 1865. History Editors. "Secret Agents in Hoop Skirts: Women Spies of the Civil War: Find out more about Rose O'Neal Greenhow and three other female informants who played a significant role in America’s bloodiest conflict." History. Last modified May 20, 2020. https://www.history.com/news/secret-agents-in-hoop-skirts-women-spies-of-the-civil-war.  Lewis, Jone Johnson. "Female Spies for the Union." ThoughtCo. Last modified June 25, 2020. https://www.thoughtco.com/female-spies-for-the-union-3528661. Powelson, Benjamin F, photographer. Portrait of Harriet Tubman / Powelson, photographer, 77 Genesee St., Auburn, New York. New York, 1868. [Auburn, N.Y.: Benjamin Powelson, or 1869] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018645050/. "Spies." National Park Service. Last modified April 23, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/spies.htm#:~:text=Confederate%20women%20spies%2C%20such%20as,exploits%20in%20a%20Romantic%20age.
01:00:20
September 21, 2020
S1E8: Rape and the Civil Rights Movement
S1E8: Rape and the Civil Rights Movement
In this episode, we chat with Dr. Danielle McGuire about her book, At The Dark End of the Street: Black women, rape, and Resistance—a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the rise of Black Power.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com
53:15
September 14, 2020
S1E7: Standards and Her Voice
S1E7: Standards and Her Voice
In this episode we discuss how the state standards are silencing women and examine the historical basis for their silence. We go way back to origin stories.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/world-history.html Bibliography Clabaugh, Gary K. “A History of Male Attitudes Toward Educating Women.” Educational Horizons. Vol. 64, No. 3, Spring 2010, 166. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ887227.pdf. Hansen, Michael and Diana Quintero. “The state of the nation’s social studies educators.” Last modified Monday, July 3, 2017. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2017/07/03/the-state-of-the-nations-social-studies-educators/. Kalaidis, Jen. “Bring Back Social Studies: The amount of time public-school kids spend learning about government and civics is shrinking.” The Atlantic. Last modified September 2013. https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/09/bring-back-social-studies/279891/. Lerner, Gerda. The creation of patriarchy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988. Nash, Gary B., Charlotte Crabtree, and Russ E. Dunn. History on Trial: Culture wars and the teaching of the past. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. New Hampshire Department of Education. “K-12 Social Studies New Hampshire Curriculum Framework.” June 2006. https://www.education.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt326/files/inline-documents/standards-socialstudies-framework.pdf National Women’s History Museum. “Where are the women?” National Women’s History Museum. Last modified 2017. https://www.womenshistory.org/social-studies-standards. Swetnam, Joseph. “The Araignment of Lewde, idle, forward, and vnconftant women, 1615.” Female Replies to Swetnam the Woman-Hater. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1995. Walker, Tim. “Testing Obsession and the Disappearing Curriculum.” NEA Today. Last modified September 2, 2014. http://neatoday.org/2014/09/02/the-testing-obsession-and-the-disappearing-curriculum-2/. Wiltenburg, Joy. Disorderly Women and Female Power in the Street Literature of Early Modern England and Germany. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992.
51:49
September 07, 2020
S1E6: Women at the 1936 Olympics
S1E6: Women at the 1936 Olympics
In this episode, Kelsie and Brooke are joined by the author of the book FAST GIRLS, Elise Hooper, and two professional triathlete’s, Amber Ferreira and Rachel Jastbrebsky, the fastest girls we know! These women join us to talk about the history of women in sport.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com
49:29
August 31, 2020
S1E5: His Sphere Her Sphere
S1E5: His Sphere Her Sphere
In this episode we get gruesome with an examination of women's world and the world history of birth, highlighting Molly Donnelly, Queen Victoria, Lucy, Betsey, and Anarcha. Brooke doesn't think it was scary enough.   Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography CDC. “Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System.” Center for Disease Control. Last modified February 4, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternal-mortality/pregnancy-mortality-surveillance-system.htm. Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Holland, Brynn. “The ‘Father of Modern Gynecology’ Performed Shocking Experiments on Slaves: He was a medical trailblazer, but at what cost?” History.com. Last modified December 4, 2018. https://www.history.com/news/the-father-of-modern-gynecology-performed-shocking-experiments-on-slaves. Martin, Nina. “The Last Person You'd Expect To Die In Childbirth.” National Public Radio. Last modified May 12, 2017. https://www.npr.org/2017/05/12/527806002/focus-on-infants-during-childbirth-leaves-u-s-moms-in-danger. Moscucci, Ornella. The Science of Woman: Gynaecology and Gender in England, 1800-1929. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
01:04:30
August 24, 2020
S1E4: Herstory's Complicated-- Suffrage
S1E4: Herstory's Complicated-- Suffrage
In this episode we talk about how there isn't one "woman's perspective" and do a deep dive into women's suffrage in honor of the centennial. There are LOTS of teacher resources disclosed, so head to www.remedialherstory.com to check them out.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/reconstruction-and-woman-suffrage.html Bibliography Anthony, Susan B. "'It was we the people; not we, the white males'." American History45, no. 4 (October 2010): 36. Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost. Anthony, Susan B. “Woman's Half-Century of Evolution.” The North American Review, vol.175, no.553, December, 1902: 801, JSTOR. Anthony, Susan B. “Woman's Half-Century of Evolution.” The North American Review, vol.175, no.553 (December, 1902): 800-810. JSTOR. Bradner, Eric. “Kelly Ayotte: 'I made a mistake' in calling Trump a role model.” Last modified October 24, 2016. https://www.cnn.com/2016/10/24/politics/new-hampshire-kelly-ayotte-maggie-hassan-senate-race/index.html. Dionne, Evette. Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box. New York: Penguin Random House, 2020. Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, Artist. "Woman are too sentimental for jury duty" --Anti-Suffrage argument / Chamberlain. , 1915. New York: Published by Puck Publishing Corporation, 295-309 Lafayette Street. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011660530/. Seawell, Molly Elliot. The Ladies Battle. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1911. Seldon, Henry R. “Argument for the Defense Concerning Legal Issues in the Case of the United States v. Susan B. Anthony.” May 31, 1870. http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/anthony/defargument.html. Sherr, Lynn, and Susan B. Anthony. Failure is impossible: Susan B. Anthony in her own words. New York: Times Books, 1995.
01:11:39
August 17, 2020
S1E3: Heroes and Sheroes
S1E3: Heroes and Sheroes
This episode discusses the problematic use of heroification in K-12 curriculum, some sheroes you should know, and how to teach women’s history when women weren’t there. Brooke nails Paul Revere history and Kelsie gets embarrassed.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography “About Medgar and Myrlie.” Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute. Last modified 2020. https://eversinstitute.org/about-medgar-myrlie/. A Little Herstory Editors. “Committed to Reporting the Truth.” A Little Herstory. Last modified September 1, 2019, https://www.herstory-online.com/single-post/2019/09/01/Committed-to-Reporting-the-Truth. A Mighty Girl. “Today in Mighty Girl history, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington became a hero of the American Revolutionary War.” Last modified April 26, 2014. https://www.facebook.com/amightygirl/photos/today-in-mighty-girl-history-16-year-old-sybil-ludington-became-a-hero-of-the-am/670800216289628/. Burk, Martha. “D-Day: 150,000 Men — and One Woman.” Huffington Post. Last modified December 6, 2017. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/d-day-150000-men---and-on_b_5452941. Caiazza, Amy “Does Women's Representation in Elected Office Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Kershaw, Alex, The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2003. Michals, Debra. “Sybil Ludington.” National Women’s History Museum. Last modified 2017. www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/sybil-ludington. Osmont, Marie-Louise. “The Normandy Diary of Marie-Louise Osmont.”New York: Random House, 1994. Parker, Laura. “Q&A: Widow of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Moves Beyond Hatred: On the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Myrlie Evers describes her journey from bitterness to hope.” National Geographic. Last modified June 25, 2014. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/6/140625-myrlie-evers-widow-medgar-evers-civil-rights-history/. Stamberg, Susan. “Power Couple, Covering War (And Waging Their Own).” Morning Edition from NPR. Last modified May 22, 2012. http://www.npr.org/2012/05/22/153218450/power-couple-covering-war-and-waging-their-own.
45:20
August 10, 2020
S1E2: His Story Her Story
S1E2: His Story Her Story
This episode discusses how the definition of history excludes women and two women historians some forgot: Mercy Otis Warren and Harriet E. Wilson. Brooke may or may not engage in some angry quill writing.  Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at http://www.remedialherstory.com/the-antebellum-era-abolition-is-womens-ticket.html Bibliography Beard, Mary. Women & Power: A Manifesto. Liveright Publishing Corporation: New York, NY, 2017. Galton, F. "Vox populi," Nature, 1949 (75). “Harriet E. Wilson Biography “ The Harriet Wilson Project. 2017. http://www.harrietwilsonproject.net/harriet-wilson-.html. Harriet E. Wilson. Our nig or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In A Two-Story White House, North. The Project Gutenberg EBook. Originally published 1859. Released 1996. Posted 2011.  http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/584/pg584.html. Lewis, Jone Johnson. “Mercy Otis Warren,” Thought Co. Last modified February 04, 2019, https://www.thoughtco.com/mercy-otis-warren-biography-3530669. McDonald, Janis L. (1992) "The Need for Contextual ReVision: Mercy Otis Warren, A Case in Point." Yale Journal of Law & Feminism:Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 7. Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yjlf/vol5/iss1/7. Michals, Debra. "Mercy Otis Warren." National Women's History Museum. Last modified 2015. www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/mercy-otis-warren. Raphael, Ray. “The Righteous Revolution of Mercy Otis Warren.” Gilder Lehrman. Last modified 2009. https://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-now/righteous-revolution-mercy-otis-warren. Trickey, Eric. “The Woman Whose Words Inflamed the American Revolution: Mercy Otis Warren used her wit to agitate for independence.” Smithsonian Magazine. Last modified June 20, 2017. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/woman-whose-words-inflamed-american-revolution-180963765/.
44:25
August 03, 2020
S1E1: Our Story
S1E1: Our Story
In this episode Kelsie and Brooke introduce themselves and the hysterical way they came together and explain the aims of this podcast: to figure out why women aren't in history curriculum and put them in. Support our work at www.patreon.com/remedialherstory Find lesson plans at www.remedialherstory.com Bibliography Collins, Gail. America’s Women. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. Kirkham, Max and Alison Powell. “Ep. 4.20: The Silenced Scientist and The Warrior Queen (Live Episode).” The Bitchery of History. Last modified October 7, 2019. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-4-20-silenced-scientist-warrior-queen-live-episode/id1080245164?i=1000452675399. Miles, Rosalind. The Women’s History of the World. London, UK: Harper Collins Publishers, 1988. Steinem, Gloria. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, 3rd Edition. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 2019.
29:40
July 25, 2020