With my gardening enthusiasm washed away by heavy rain, here’s a post about something else.
On a sunny Saturday in September, I walked into Seaford to meet my friend Tracy for a day’s walk. 1,041 more words
N15 is South Tottenham but I guess if you asked people they may well identify N15 as Seven Sisters.
Brewer’s Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable suggests the name comes from around 1350 when seven sisters about to go their separate ways planted seven elm trees in a ring around a walnut tree. 2,044 more words
Mount Holyoke College, 1940s, via collegewomen.org
How might we study religion at the Seven Sisters?
A topic I’m eager to explore is the built environment of religion on women’s college campuses — connecting threads I’ve pursued since my second year of graduate school, when I wrote pages and pages on the intersection of labor, education, and gender at Mary Lyon’s Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for my religion and history classes while researching a seminar paper on Mundelein, Chicago’s “skyscraper college” for Catholic women. 87 more words