Meghan Paradis

Meghan Paradis is a PhD candidate in History and Jewish Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her dissertation examines the role of psychology and shifts in cultural ideals of emotional expression in the transformation of Jewish girlhood in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Her research interests include the history of emotions, women’s writing and journalism, violence against women and girls, and girlhood.

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Susan Brownmiller

Susan Brownmiller is a radical feminist writer and journalist. She was a leader in the Women’s Liberation Movement of the 1960s to 1980s (second-wave feminism). Brownmiller is bes-known for Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape (1975), the first comprehensive study of sexual violence.

Alix Kates Shulman

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