Event Title

"In Her Shoes": Victorian Lady Explorers in Imperial Africa and their Relationship to Contemporary Travellers in a Commercialized, Nostalgic Landscape

Presenter Information

Mary Smith, Providence College

Location

Slavin Center

Start Date

23-4-2014 12:00 AM

End Date

23-4-2014 12:00 AM

Comments

Smith uses the framework of the Cape to Cairo trek to illuminate both the problematic maternalist feminism of early 19th century women, and to draw parallels with contemporary nostalgia for a romanticized and racialized past.

 
Apr 23rd, 12:00 AM Apr 23rd, 12:00 AM

"In Her Shoes": Victorian Lady Explorers in Imperial Africa and their Relationship to Contemporary Travellers in a Commercialized, Nostalgic Landscape

Slavin Center