Anne Ruggles Gere
Name: Ann Ruggles Gere, University of Michigan
Presentation Title: "(Un)Professional Reading and Writing in Fin de Siecle Women's Clubs"
Date: April 27, 1995
In her paper, Professor Gere explores the relationship between turn-of-the century women's clubs and the (then) emerging field of English studies, arguing that clubwomen's literacy practices call for a new narrative of professionalism in the field.