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READING & Celebration: Mari Castaneda, Mothers in Academia

Sep 14 2013 12:00 pm
Sep 14 2013 1:00 pm


Join us for a mid-day celebration of this important volume. Local editor, Mari Castañeda will be joined by co-editor Kirsten Isgro, for areading with contributors to Mothers in Academia.

"The coverage in these essays is comprehensive and impressively diverse. They prove very useful to other academic mothers (and, perhaps, fathers) who feel alone and need confirmation that the problem is not personal but cultural and structural." — Heather Hewett, State University of New York, New Paltz

"Deftly unpacks complex issues, emotions, and professional questions." — Victoria Rosner, Columbia University

About the editors: 

Mari Castañeda is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and the director of diversity advancement for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the coeditor of Soap Operas and Telenovelas in the Digital Age: Global Industries and New Audiences.

Kirsten Isgro is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh. She has published essays in Women and Children First: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Public Policy; Fundamentalisms and the Media; Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies; and Feminist Media Studies.