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Gertrude Stein: Woman of Faith?

Catharine R. Stimpson

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Format: Lecture

Length: 53 minutes

As part of the Lowell Humanities Series, Catharine R. Stimpson, university professor at New York University and dean of NYU's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, discusses Gertrude Stein's complex relationship with her Jewish heritage, the impact of her Jewishness on her writing, and her elective cultural appropriation of Catholic mysticism. Stimpson is the co-editor of Stein: Writings 1903–1932 (Library of America, 1998), and was the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society for the University of Chicago Press.

Stimpson is introduced by Boston College Russian and English professor Maxim D. Shrayer.

Presenter(s): Catharine R. Stimpson

Date: November 1, 2005

Location: Devlin Hall 101, Boston College

Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Series; Jewish Studies Program; McMullen Museum of Art

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/stimpson/

The information on this page is accurate as of November 2005