Sititng Public Democracy: The American City Hall
March 27, 2001, 3:30PM, 5106 Social Sciences
The Bourgeois Public Sphere Reincarnated: Women In The Progressive Era
March 28, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
March 29, 2001, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science
Mary P. Ryan (Ph.D. History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1971) is Professor of History and Women’s Studies and Margaret Bryne Professor of American History at the University of California-Berkeley. Her primary research interests are in the areas of gender, class, family, and the public sphere. She is the author of numerous articles and six books, including the 1981 winner of the Bankroft and Berkshire prizes, Cradle of the Middle Class: The Families of Oneida County New York 1790-1865 (Cambridge University Press, 1981), Women in Public: Between Banners and Ballots, 1825-1880 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990), and most recently, Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century (University of California Press, 1997).