transpacific circulation

"Mahjong and the Reshaping of American Domesticity" at the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Jewish Studies graduate student Annelise Heinz attended the Berkshire Conference on the History Women, held in Toronto May 22-25, 2014. The Berkshire Conference is a seminal event for historians of women and gender. It is held once every three years and is a key opportunity to contribute to and learn from the leaders in the field.

She organized a panel entitled “Out of Bounds: Transpacific Circulation and Domesticity in China and the United States, 1830-1960” and gave a presentation on “Mahjong and the Reshaping of American Domesticity”.