On Campus | Alumni
Where: Simpson Center for the Humanities
Dr. Pudlocki will present aspects of household and gender roles in 19th century Central European communities, examining diverse social classes and their everyday life conditions. Why was it so hard to be a woman in a 19th century city, town or village? Why were men entrapped in conflicting behavioral patterns? Why did dowry still play such an important role, and why did the sewing machine not save lower class women? These are only a few of the problems Dr. Pudlocki will consider in his talk.