What is the relationship between marriage, reproduction, and female power in Ancient Greece and Egypt?

Author: Charlotte Allan Sub-editor: Maija Drezins Though unique to each ancient society, the relationship between marriage, reproduction, and female power coincides strongly in ancient Greece and Egypt, highlighting the “sociocultural differences,” present in these diverse societies. Despite these differences, it becomes clear that female status and agency is strongly determined by their roles as wives… Continue reading What is the relationship between marriage, reproduction, and female power in Ancient Greece and Egypt?

Music in the Domestic Sphere: Musical Women in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Music’s Influence on the Domestic

Music was a vital part of the lives of women in the nineteenth century as it was played and practiced in the homes of middle-class women throughout the century. Music was used both in courtship and for personal entertainment, and was recommended as a form of female education which reflected the wanted characteristics found in an ideal woman.

A New World: ‘Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female’ in ‘The Black Woman’s Manifesto’

Francis Beal

Frances Beal’s ‘Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female’ in ‘The Black Woman’s Manifesto’ was a ground-breaking essay written in 1969 during movements for women’s liberation and civil rights in America and distributed as a pamphlet by The Third World’s Women’s Alliance between 1970 and 1975.