Fireside Chat: Mediterranean Quarantine: Perspectives of a Person of Privilege
Etta Madden, Assistant Department Head & Professor of English at Missouri State University
Etta Madden is Assistant Department Head & Professor of English at Missouri State University. Dr. Madden has served in various administrative capacities and taught courses in American literature, women’s literature & gender studies, utopian literature & culture, and research methods. Her publications include books and articles on religious communities (Puritans, Shakers, Quakers, & earth-centered New Age groups in Italy), women writers (including Philadelphia cookbook author Eliza Leslie), and the history of science. She is the recipient of two LCP fellowships: first in 2000, when she researched Benjamin Rush and temperance, and more recently in 2013, when she researched Anne Hampton Brewster – the subject of tonight’s fireside chat, “Mediterranean Quarantine: Perspectives of a Person of Privilege.”
This chat originally aired at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020.
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