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Ann Taylor Allen
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Office Address:
Department of History
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292


Telephone: 502-852-68`7
Fax: 502-852-0770
Email: ann.allen@louisville.edu
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
Telephone: 502-852-6817


EDUCATION:
Bryn Mawr College, B.A. 1965, Magna cum Laude
University of Hamburg, Germany, 1 year study, Fulbright Fellowship
Harvard University, M.A., 1967
Columbia University, Ph.D., 1974

EMPLOYMENT:
1971-present: Department of History, University of Louisville
(1986: Full Professor)
Visiting Professor:
University of Bielefeld, 1990
Humboldt University, Berlin, 1996
University of Köln, 2009.

ACADEMIC HONORS (RECENT):

Weinberg-Matthews Lecturer, Southern Historical Association, European Section, 2007.

Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Award, University of Louisville, 2007

Distinguished Research Award in the Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville, 1993

Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Stanford University, Fall 1996

Award for Career Achievement, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville, 2000

Article Prize, German Studies Association (funded by German Academic Exchange Service), 2002

1995: Fulbright Teaching/Research Grant, 1 semester's leave, 6 mo., $12,000 plus travel expenses

1999: National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship for College Teachers, 2000-01

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

Satire and Society in Wilhelmine Germany: Simplicissimus and Kladderadatsch, 1890-1914.
Lexington, Kentucky (University Press of Kentucky), 1984.

Feminism and Motherhood in Germany, 1800-1914. New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers University Press),1991.

Feminismus und Mütterlichkeit in Deutschland, 1800-1914. Weinheim (Beltz Verlag), 2000.German version of Feminism and Motherhood, translated by Regine Othmer.

Feminism and Motherhood in Western Europe, 1890-1970: The Maternal Dilemma. New York (Palgrave-Macmillan), 2005 (paperback version 2007).

Women in Twentieth-Century Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke (Palgrave-Macmillan), 2008.


Edited works:

Ann Taylor Allen, Anne Cova, and June Purvis, eds., International Feminisms, special issue of Women's History Review 19, no. 4 (2010).

Ann Taylor Allen and James F. Osborne, eds. "Neighborhood House of Louisville: The Early Years, 1896-1901," Ohio Valley History 10 (Fall, 2010): 46-82.

Ann Taylor Allen, Barbara Beatty, and Roberta Wollons, eds. "How did the Kindergarten Movement Provide Women with Opportunities for Professional Development and Social Activism in the United States and Internationally?"Document Project, Women in Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000, vol. 16, no. 1 (March, 1912).

"Feminism," Oxford Bibliographies Online, Atlantic History, forthcoming.

Articles and Chapters in Books:

Forthcoming article: "Feminism and Fatherhood in Western Europe, 1900-1950s," forthcoming in Journal of Women's History.

"Gender, Professionalization, and the Child in the Progressive Era: Patty Smith Hill, 1868-1946," Journal of Women's History 23, no. 2 (Summer, 2011): 112-136.

With Anne Cova and June Purvis, "Introduction: International Feminisms," Women's History Review 19 (2010): 493-501.

"The Future is Ours: European Feminists Imagine Europe in 1911," Clio-Online, Themenportal Europäische Geschichte, Schwerpunkt Geschlechter-Geschichte, Humboldt University, Berlin (www.europa.clio-online.de), 2010.

"Feminism, Social Science, and the Meanings of Modernity: The Debate on the Origin of the Family in Europe and the United States, 1860-1914," reprint of 1999 article, in Karen Offen, ed., Globalizing Feminisms, 1780-1945, New York (Routledge), 2010,237-256.

“Religion and Gender in Modern German History: A Historiographical Perspective,” in Karen Hagemann and Jean H. Quataert, eds., Gendering Modern German History: Rewriting Historiography. New York and Oxford (Berghahn Books), 2007, 190-207.

"Lost in Translation? Women's History in Transnational and Comparative Perspective", in Anne Cova, ed., Comparative Women's History: New Approaches (Boulder and New York: Columbia University Press, 2006), 87-115.

"Feminism and Eugenics in France and Germany, 1918-1940: A Comparative Perspective," in Meike Sophia Baader, Helga Kelle, and Elke Kleinau, eds., Bildungsgeschichten: Geschlecht, Religion und Pädagogik in der Moderne, Köln (Böhlau Verlag), 2006, 159-178.

"The Kindergarten in Germany and the United States, 1840-1914: A Comparative Perspective," History of Education 35 (March, 2006): 173-188.

"Patriarchy and its Discontents: The Debate on the Origins of the Family in the German-Speaking World," in Suzanne Marchand and David Lindenfeld, eds., Germany at the Fin-de-fiècle: Culture,Politics, and Ideas, Baton Rouge (LSU Press), 2004, 81-101.

’Fröbel ist nicht tot, sondern er lebt noch in Amerika:’ Die amerikanischen Fröbelianerinnen,” in Helmut Heiland and Karl Neumann, eds., Fröbels Pädagogik: Verstehen, Interpetieren,
Weiterfűhren, Wurzburg (Kőnigshausen und Neumann), 2003, 68-80.

“Feminist Movements in the United States and Germany: A Comparative Perspective, 1848-1933,” in Two Cultures of Rights: The Quest for Inclusion and Participation in Modern America and Germany, ed. Manfred Berg and Martin H. Geyer, Cambridge and New York (Cambridge University Press), 2002, 231-248.

“Feminism and Eugenics in Germany and Britain, 1900-1940: A Comparative Perspective,” German Studies Review 23 (October 2000): 477-506.

“Das Recht des Kindes, seine Eltern zu wählen: Frauenbewegung und Eugenik in Deutschland und Großbrittanien, 1900-1914,” In Ellen Keys Reformpädagogische Vision: Das Jahrhundert des Kindes und seine Wirkung, ed. Juliane Jacobi, Sabine Andreesen, and Meike Baader, Weinheim (Beltz Verlag), 2000, 105-124.

"Children between Public and Private Worlds: The Kindergarten and Public Policy in Germany,” in Kindergartens and Cultures: The Global Diffusion of an Idea, edited by Roberta Wollons,
New Haven (Yale U. Press), 2000, 16-41.

“Feminism, Social Science and the Meanings of Modernity: The Debate on the Origin of the Family in Europe and the United States,” American Historical Review 104 (October, 1999): 1085-1113.

“Der lange Weg zur Gleichstellung–Frauen im deutschen und amerikanischen Hochschulwesen,” in Mythos Humboldt: Vergangenheit und Zukunft deutscher Universitäten, edited by Mitchell G.Ash, Wien (Böhlau), 1999, 218-233. Translated by Nikolaus Euba.

"Maternalism in German Feminist Movements, 1800-1914," in Gender and Germanness, edited by Patricia Herminghouse and Magda Mueller, Providence (Berghahn Books), 1998, 113-128.

“The Holocaust and the Modernization of Gender: A Historiographical Essay,” Central European History 30 (1997): 349-364.

"Autonomy or Institution? Origins and Development of Women's Studies in the United States and Germany," Pedagogica Historia 33 (1997): 331-349.

"The March through the Institutions: Women's Studies in the United States and West and East Germany, 1980-1995," Signs 22 (Autumn, 1996): 152-180.

"Geistige Mütterlichkeit als Bildungsprinzip: Die Kindergartenbewegung 1840-1970" ("Spiritua Motherhood and Education"), Handbuch der Frauen-und Mädchenbildung (Handbook of Girls' and Women's Education"), 2 vols. Ed. Claudia Opitz and Elke Kleinau. Frankfurt: (Campus Verlag), 1996. Vol 2, pp. 19-34. Translated by Regine Othmer-Vetter.

"American and German Women in the Kindergarten Movement, 1850-1914," in Henry Geitz, Jürgen Heideking and Jurgen Herbst, eds. German Influences on Education in the United States, New Haven (Yale University Press), 1995, 85-101.

"Offentliche und private Mutterschaft: Die internationale Kindergartenbewegung 1840-1914," in Juliane Jacobi, ed., Frauen zwischen Familie und

Schule:Professionalisierungsstrategien bürgerlicher Frauen im internationalen Vergleich, Köln (Böhlau Verlag), 1994, 8-28 (translator unknown).
"Abtreibungsproblematik in den U.S.A." (Abortion-Rights Issues in the United States) in Zentrum Interdiziplinäre Frauenforschung, ed., Ohne Frauen ist kein Leben:Der #218 und moderne Reproduktionstechnologien, Berlin (HoHo), 1994, 159-169.

"Women's Studies as Cultural Movement and Academic Discipline in the United States and West Germany: The Early Phase, 1966-1982," Women in German Yearbook 9 (1993): 1-23.
"Maternalism in German Feminist Movements," Journal of Women's History 5 (Fall, 1993): 99-104.

"Feminism, Venereal Diseases and the State in Germany, 1890-1918," Journal of the History of Sexuality 4 (July, 1993): 27-50.

"Feminismus und Eugenik im historischen Kontext," Feministische Studien 9 (May, 1991): 46-68 (German translation of "Radical Feminism and Eugenics." translated by Xenia Rajewsky).

"German Radical Feminism and Eugenics, 1900-18," German Studies Review 9 (February, 1988): 31-56.

"Kommt, lasst uns unsern Kindern leben: Kindergartenbewegungen in Deutschland und in den Vereinigten Staaten," Zeitschrift für Pädagogik 35 (1989): 31-56 (translated by Beate Popkin).

"Vivamos con nuestros hijos! Los movimientos en defensa del jardin de infancia in Alemania yEstados Unidos, 1940-1914," Revista de Educacion 290 (September, 1989): 113-134 (Spanish translation of "Let Us Live for our Children").

"Let us Live With our Children: Kindergarten Movements in Germany and the United States 1840-1914," History of Education Quarterly 28 (Spring, 1988): 23-48.

"Gardens of Children, Gardens of God: Kindergarten and Day-Care in Nineteenth-Century Germany," Journal of Social History 19 (Spring, 1986): 433-450.

"Mothers of the New Generation: Adele Schreiber, Helene Stöcker, and the Evolution of a German Idea of Motherhood," Signs 10 (Spring, 1985): 418-438.

"Spiritual Motherhood: German Feminists and the Kindergarten Movement," History of Education Quarterly 22 (Fall, 1982):319-340.

Editorial Experience:
Book Review Editor, Journal of Women's History, 1993-96.
Editorial Board, Journal of Women's History, 2010-

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