Gwen Kay, Professor
Student Involvement Awards
Awards recognize and reward students and their organizations whose involvement has made SUNY Oswego and the surrounding community a better place to live and learn. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-5420; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Tuesday, April 22, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci
Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci is a recent graduate of New York University and is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581.
Location: Lounge, Hewitt Union
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Brockport
Location: Oswego, NY- South Athletic Field
Saturday, April 19, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Softball vs. Potsdam
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Softball Field
Sunday, April 20, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2014
More information: alumni.oswego.edu/reunion
Location: SUNY Oswego, New York 104, Oswego, NY, United States
Thursday, June 5, noon - noon
PhD Yale University (History of Medicine and Science) 1997
B.A. Bowdoin College (Biology; History), 1991
History of Medicine and Science
Progressive Era America
Honors 141: American Intellectual Heritage (F/S);
History 248 (F/S);
Honors 201: The American Experience (F --but not this fall);
His 368: American Medical Issues (S);
His 650: American History Seminar (topics to change every semester; F)
"If it did not exist, it would have to be invented": "Home Economics in Transition at Iowa's Regents Institutions" The Annals of Iowa, Spring 2011
Andrew Smiler, Gwen Kay and Benamin Harris, "Tightening and Loosening Masculinity's (k)Nots: Masculinity in the Hearst Press during the Interwar Period," Journal of Men's Studies 16(3): 266-279 (Fall 2008)
"Dying to be Beautiful": The Fight for Safe Cosmetics (Ohio State University Press, 2005) and winner 2005 American Nurses Association for book of the year.
"Seeing the Fair the FDA Way: The 1933 Century of Progress Exposition," Journal of Illinois History 5(3): 197-212 (Fall 2002)
"Healthy Public Relations: The FDA's 1930s Legislative Campaign": Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Fall 2001
"Beauty and Business," Enterprise and Society, 1(1).
Teaching Honors, Awards, Distinctions:
Societe Chimie d'Industrielle (American Branch) Inaugural Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1999
Current research projects:
History of home economics education (college level), 1870-2000; bioethical questions from patient, popular and physician perspective in Upstate NY 1870-1900
Business and Professional Women's Grant, Texas Women's University Libraries (2010)
State Historical Society ofIowa Research Greant (2008)
Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, Cornell University (2008, 2006)
Joined Oswego Faculty: 2000