Sylvia Schafer

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; Associate Professor
HoursSpring 2014 - W 8:30 - 10:30
OfficeWood Hall, Room 223
Phone(860) 486-3998
Fax(860) 486-0641

Areas of Specialty

Modern European political and cultural history, France, law, sexual difference, sexuality and feminist theory

Co-editor, History of the Present

Selected Publications

"Admitting the Stranger: The Rule of Law, The Ethics of Medical Hospitality and the Borders of Governmental Imagination in Nineteenth-Century France," Law/Text/Culture 2001, 341-375.

"Between Paternal Right and the `Dangerous' Mother: Reading Parental Responsibility in Nineteenth-Century French Civil Justice," Journal of Family History 23, no.2 (April 1998).

Children in "Moral Danger"and the Problem of Government in Third Republic France. Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.

(With Merry Wiesner). European History: Discipline Analysis. Women in the Curriculum Essay Series. Baltimore: National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women, 1997