Temma Kaplan, 1992–1993 | National Humanities Center

Temma Kaplan (NHC Fellow, 1992–93)

Project Title

Political Cultures and Women's Political Action

Barnard College of Columbia University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1992–93

Temma Kaplan drafted a number of chapters for Making Spectacles of Themselves: Political Culture and Women's Political Action (University of California Press). These include "Ritual and Resistance in the Aba Women's War"; "Pots and Pans Will Break Your Bones: Chile Under Allende"; "Calling the Shots: The Television War in Love Canal"; "Environmental Racism in Harlem and Warren County"; "Mothers and Human Rights in Argentina"; and "Finding Shelter at Crossroad, South Africa." She also sketched out an essay tentatively called "Environmental Action and Social Citizenship in Comparative Perspective" that will appear in an edited volume, Redefining Motherhood (University of New England Press).