Kate Field and Her Networks
5:30 pm: Reception
6:00 pm: Lecture with Kate Thomas, Associate Professor of English Literature at Bryn Mawr College and one of the contributors to The Cambridge Companion to Lesbian Literature (2016).
Hosted by the Program in Women’s History
Kate Field (1838-1896) was a sensation in her day: a brilliant and savvy journalist, a well-connected woman of letters, and a literary and erotic muse to many. She was also sexually and politically independent. This lecture will connect the breadth of her intellectual and social networks to her understanding of the importance of media