The trailblazing women religious

March 30, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Margaret M. McGuinness
Including stories of nuns in discussions of “Trailblazing Women” in business and labor would clearly enrich our knowledge of this aspect of women’s history, as well as help us to understand the complexities of their lives.

Available, Accessible, Usable

March 28, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Elizabeth Ellcessor
Creating accessible spaces, technologies, and content often entails augmenting, altering, or otherwise working around the assumption that all users will have a “normal” able body.

Irish-Americans: Remember from whence you came

March 17, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Paul Moses
On this St. Patrick’s Day in the midst of a bitter national debate over immigration, Paul Moses remembers John F. Kennedy’s A Nation of Immigrants. “The Irish,” wrote Kennedy, “were the first to endure the scorn and discrimination later to be inflicted, to some degree at least, on each successive wave of immigrants by already settled ‘Americans.’ ”

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