Linda K. Kerber (NHC Fellow, 1990–91)

Project Title

Women and the Obligations of Citizenship: The Gendered Discourse of American Law

University of Iowa

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1990–91

Linda K. Kerber wrote one half of the first draft of her book, Paradoxes of Women's Citizenship: Patriotism, Property, Jury Service, Military Obligation, and completed revisions of "'Why Should Girls be Learn'd and Wise?' The Unfinished Work of Alice Mary Baldwin," to appear in Visible Women: Essays in Honor of Anne Firor Scott (University of Illinois Press, 1992).