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MARNIE S. ANDERSON is associate professor of history at Smith College. She is the author of A Place in Public: Women's Rights in Meiji Japan (Harvard University Asia Center, 2011) and has published articles in Japanese Studies, the Journal of Women's History, and the U.S.-Japan Women's Journal. Anderson is currently working on a book manuscript about a group of Okayamabased male and female activists, tentatively titled "In Close Association: Local Activist Networks in the Making of Japanese Modernity, 1868–1920."

CATHLEEN D. CAHILL is associate professor of history at Pennsylvania State University and previously taught at the University of New Mexico. She received her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2004. In 2009–2010, she was a Bill and Rita Clements Fellow at Southern Methodist University where she completed Federal Fathers and Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869–1933 (University of North Carolina Press, 2011). It won the 2011 Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award and was a finalist for the Weber-Clements Book Prize. She is currently working on Raising Our Banners: Women of Color Challenge the Mainstream Suffrage Movement (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming) and is coediting, with Kimberly Hamlin and Crystal Feimster, a special issue on the suffrage centennial for The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Cahill has held fellowships at the Newberry and Huntington Libraries and is the Steering Committee chair of the Coalition for Western Women's History.

JOY DAMOUSI is professor of history at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely on aspects of memory and war, women's and gender history, history of emotions, and the history of migration and refugees. She is the author of numerous books, including The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory, and Wartime Bereavement in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Freud in the Antipodes: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia (UNSW Press, 2005); and Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War: Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2015). With Marilyn Lake, she edited Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2011) and, with Jane Davison, coedited A Cultural History of Emotions in the Modern and Post-Modern Age, vol. 6 (Bloomsbury, 2019). Her current research is on the history of child refugees, Australian internationalism, and humanitarianism from 1920. [End Page 163]

AMY ERDMAN FARRELL is a 2019–2020 ACLS fellow, the Curley Chair of Liberal Arts, and a professor of American studies and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She is the author of Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism (University of North Carolina Press, 1998) and Fat Shame: Stigma and the Fat Body in American Culture (New York University Press, 2011). She has shared her research on national popular media, including Bitch, the New Yorker, Psychology Today, NPR, CNN, and The Colbert Report. She is currently working on a project that focuses on key moments in the history of the Girl Scouts of the USA that illuminate struggles over the meanings of girlhood, feminism, racial equality, empire, and nationalism.

LIETTE GIDLOW is the 2019–2020 Mellon-Schlesinger Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, where she is participating in the Long Nineteenth Amendment Project at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. A specialist in post-Civil War US politics and women's and gender history, she has published two books: The Big Vote: Gender, Consumer Culture, and the Politics of Exclusion, 1890s–1920s (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004) and Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008 (University of Illinois Press, 2011). Her next book manuscript, "The Nineteenth Amendment and the Politics of Race, 1920–1970," uncovers connections between the woman suffrage amendment of 1920 and the Black freedom movements of the 1950s and 1960s. Gidlow is associate professor of history at Wayne State University in Detroit and can be reached through email at or on Twitter @ProfGidlow.

LORI D. GINZBERG is professor of history and women's...


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