Alice Pedersen Convenes Seminar on “Other Mothers: Representations of Laboring Women in a Global Context”

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen convened a seminar on “Other Mothers: Representations of Laboring Women in a Global Context” at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Cambridge, MA.  Her contribution to the seminar, “Fierce Interiors: Domestic Labor and First Person Narrative in The Help,” offered a postcolonial reading of Kathryn Stockett’s novel, which read The Help alongside 19th century slave narratives.