Amy Froide, History, to Lead Conference Panel

Associate professor of history Amy Froide will participate in the 2011 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women on June 9-12 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. This theme of the conference is “Generations: Exploring Race, Sexuality, and Labor across Time and Space.”

Froide will lead a panel on “Gender in Corporate Spaces.” She will also participate in a panel entitled “Managing Women: The Challenges of Intertwining Gender and Business History,” where she will discuss her work on “The Business of Investing: The Public Stock Portfolios of Female Investors in 18th-Century Britain.”

Foide studies British and European women’s history, with a focus on entrepreneurship. She is the co-editor of “Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800” and author of “Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England.”

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