Jill Fields

         Assistant Professor of History

         CSU Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740

         Social Sciences 216/559-278-5414

          jfields@csufresno.edu

       

        Publications       Conference Papers      Honors/Awards

 

 

 Miriam Schaer: Foundations of Twentieth-Century Thought (Girdle Book, 1996)

 

COURSES:

FALL 2004

HISTORY/WOMEN'S STUDIES 101: U.S. WOMEN'S HISTORY

HISTORY 15H: TRIALS OF THE CENTURY

SPRING 2005

HISTORY/WOMEN'S STUDIES 101: U.S. WOMEN'S HISTORY

HISTORY 175: U.S. HISTORY, 1945-PRESENT

HISTORY 220: GRADUATE STUDIES IN U.S. HISTORY, 1865-PRESENT

Previous Semesters

HISTORY 12: U.S. HISTORY, 1865-PRESENT

HISTORY 100: HISTORICAL METHODS

HISTORY 280T: GRADUATE RESEARCH IN U.S. WOMEN'S HISTORY

PUBLICATIONS:

The Production of Glamour: A Social History of Intimate Apparel in the Twentieth Century (manuscript in preparation, UC Press).

30 Years/Feminist Art: 30 Years of Feminist Art in Fresno and Beyond, editor (edited volume of papers presented at the Feminist Art Symposium that I directed, March 1-3 2001, CSU Fresno; manuscript in preparation)

"Romancing the Race Card with Nurse Betty," in Laura Gray-Rosendale, editor, The {Next} Reader: Reading and Writing about Popular Culture (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005).

"Architectures of Seduction: Intimate Apparel Trade Shows and Retail Department Design, 1920-1940," in Elspeth Brown, Catherine Gudis and Marina Moskowitz, editors, Cultures of Commerce: Representation and American Business Culture, 1877_1960, (New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2005).

"From Black Venus to Blonde Venus: The Meanings of Black Lingerie," in Women's History Review (2005).

"Erotic Modesty: [Ad]dressing Female Sexuality and Propriety in Open and Closed Drawers, 1800-1930," Gender & History 14:3 (November 2002), 492-515.  Also in Carole Turbin and Barbara Burman, editors, Material Strategies: Dress & Gender in Historical Perspectives (London: Blackwells, 2003).

"'Fighting the Corsetless Evil:' Shaping Corsets & Culture, 1900-1930," Journal of Social History 33:2 (Winter 1999), 355-384.  Also in Philip Scranton, editor Beauty & Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America (New York: Routledge, 2001), 109-141.

"Today’s Feminism," in Lauren Ross, curator/editor, Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s, (NY: White Columns exhibition catalog, 2002).

"Flora Langerman Spiegelberg," in Paula Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore, editors, Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia (New York: Routledge, 1997), 1301-2.

"Three Sides to Every Story: Intimate Apparel as Material Culture," Dress: The Annual Journal of the Costume Society of America 23 (1996),75-81.

Review: Kathy Davis, Dubious Equalities & Embodied Differences: Cultural Studies on Cosmetic Surgeries (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003), Bulletin of the History of Medicine (Fall 2004).

Review: Leigh Summers, Bound to Please: A History of the Victorian Corset, Journal of Social History (June 2003).

Review: Diana Crane, Fashion and its Social Agendas: Class, Gender, and Identity in Clothing (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), Journal of Social History (December 2003).

Review: "Ten Reasons A Beautiful Mind Is A Terrible Thing to Waste $8 On," LA Weekly (March 18, 2002).

 

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