Lori Jo Marso is Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary and Historical Studies, professor of Political Science, and director of Africana Studies at Union College. Her most recent book, Politics with Beauvoir: Freedom in the Encounter (2017), won the American Political Science Association’s Inaugural Pamela Jensen Award for the Best Book on Politics, Literature, and Film. She is editor of 51 Key Feminist Thinkers (2016) and Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier (2016), and is currently writing a book called “Feeling with Feminist Film.”
Lori Jo Marso reads Annie Ernaux’s latest memoir alongside de Beauvoir....
Find Our Mothers
Three recent texts recast the social roles of mothers and the psychology of motherhood....
A book on midcentury anti-feminism and the politics of sentimentality....
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