Marsha Gordon, 2019–2020 | National Humanities Center

Marsha Gordon (NHC Fellow, 2019–20)

Project Title

Leftover Ladies: Ursula Parrott and the Emergence of the Modern Woman

North Carolina State University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2019–20

Marsha Gordon drafted a significant portion of her book in progress, Leftover Ladies: Ursula Parrott and the Reinvention of the Modern Woman. Gordon also completed a book proposal with an anticipated manuscript delivery of May 2021. During her fellowship year, Dr. Gordon published Screening Race in Nontheatrical Film (Duke University Press, 2019), coedited with Allyson Nadia Field, as well as “Lights, Cameramaids, Action! Women Behind the Lens in Early Cinema,” with Buckey Grimm, which appeared in the LA Review of Books in January 2020.