Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and 'The Yellow WallPaper'

Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and 'The Yellow WallPaper'

When: Monday, December 17, 2012 8:00 AM - Saturday, January 26, 2013 5:00 PM

Where: Bailey Library

Description:

This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine explores the role that gender has played in the treatment of mental illness and the development of medicine by using Gilman’s work, as well as primary source material, to examine the famous short story which served as an indictment of the medical profession and the social conventions restricting women professionally and creatively. 

Sponsor: Hendrix-Murphy Foundation vanaman@hendrix.edu or (501) 450-4597.