Geraldine Forbes, Distinguished Teaching Professor of History
Columbus Day Open House
The Open House will include: Admissions presentations, a chance to talk with faculty, student-guided campus tours, select tours of academic facilities and an opportunity to meet with representatives from Career Services, International Education (study abroad) and Experience-Based Education (internships). Presentations regarding financial aid and first-year academic and advisement programs are also offered. Please go to www.oswego.edu/visit to register.
Location: Marano Campus Center, Main Concourse
Monday, Oct 12, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Internationally recognized sculptor Coral Penelope Lambert of Alfred University will demonstrate her art, the age-old sculpting and manufacturing technique using molten iron. Free; including parking. 312-2111.
Location: Lot R13, off Iroquois Trail between Oneida Hall and The Village
Thursday, Oct 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Buffalo State
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Oct 10, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Geneseo
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Oct 16, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Alumni & Friends Event with President Stanley
Save the date. http://alumni.oswego.edu/events
Location: New York, NY, USA
Saturday, Oct 10, 7:49 a.m. - 7:49 a.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Oct 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Ph.D. History, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
M.A. History, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
B.Ed. Secondary Education University of Alberta, Edmonton
History of Colonial and Modern India
Gender and Colonial Medicine
Photography and History
Indian Women in History and Culture
The History and Culture of India
Twentieth Century World
Women in History
Women in International Perspective
Seminar: Gandhi and Non-Violent Strategies of Change
Seminar: Gender and Human Rights
Seminar: Rethinking Colonialism
2005: Women in Colonial India: Essays on Medicine, Politics, and History (Delhi: Chronicle Books).
2000: The memoirs of Dr. Haimabati Sen: from child widow to lady doctor, translated by Tapan Raychaudhuri, edited by Geraldine Forbes and Tapan Raychaudhuri, introduced by Geraldine Forbes, (New Delhi, Roli Books Ltd.).
1999: Positivism in Bengal: A Case Study in the Transmission and Assimilation of an Ideology, (Calcutta, Papyrus), revised edition.
1997: An Historian's Perspective: Indian Women and the Freedom Movement, RCWS Gender Series, (Bombay, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University).
1996: Women in Modern India, New Cambridge History of India series, (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press).
1994: Manmohini Zutshi Sahgal, An Indian Freedom Fighter Recalls Her Life, edited and introduced by Geraldine Forbes, (Armonk, N.Y., M.E. Sharpe).
1989: Shudha Mazumdar, Memoirs of an Indian Woman, edited and introduced by Geraldine Forbes, (Armonk, N.Y., M.E. Sharpe). Second edition.
2007: “Small Acts of Rebellion: Women Tell their Photographs,” in Behind the Veil: Resistance, Women,and the Everyday in Colonial South Asia, Ed. Anindita Ghosh (New Delhi: Permanent Black), pp. 58-82.
2006: “Negotiating Modernities: the public and private worlds of Dr. Haimabati Sen,” Eds. Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Avil Powell, Rhetoric and Reality: Gender and Colonial Experience in South Asia (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, School of Oriental and African Studies series).
2005: “Foremother: Neera Desai (b. 1925): History and Women’s Studies, India,” by Geraldine Forbesand Usha Thakkar, Gender and History, 17:2 (August) 492-501.
2004: “No Science for Lady Doctors: the education and medical practice of vernacular women doctors in nineteenth century Bengal” Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Journal 49:2 (December).
2003: "Reading and Writing Indian Women: the 50 years Since Independence, 1947-97," Women in History, Ed. Anuradha Chanda, Mahua Sarkar, and Kunal Chattopadhyay. (Kolkata: Jadavpur University), 3-18.
2003: "Locating and Preserving Documents: The First Step in Writing Women’s History," Journal of Women's History. Special Issue Revising the Experiences of Colonized Women: Beyond Binaries. 14: 4. (Winter) 169-178.
2003: "Reflections on South Asian Women's/ Gender History: Past and Future," Journal of Colonialism andColonial History 4: 1.
Teaching Honors, Awards:
1995: Central New York NOW 'Unsung Heroine Award' for Leadership in International Women's Studies.
1995: New York State 'Progress in Equity Award,' from the N.Y. State Division of the American Association of University Women, for WST 300: Women in International Perspective.
1994: SUNY Oswego L.E.A.D. Center award for "Outstanding Advisor, 1993-1994".
1986: SUNY Oswego President's Award for Creative and Scholarly Activity and Research.
1979: Rabindra Puraskar, (Rabindra Tagore Prize), awarded for the best book published in 1979 on Bengali culture: Positivism in India.
Association of Asian Studies
American Association of University Women
American Historical Association
World History Association
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Kappa Phi
Joined Oswego Faculty: 1971