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A Bit Lit with Andy Kesson and Dustin Friedman
Pandemonium U with Pamela Druckerman
Rachel Mesch in conversation with Jack Halberstam
Before Trans on New Books in French Studies
Before Trans on The French History Podcast
Before Trans on NCFS in Captivity
Before Trans on the Tel Aviv Review
Having It All in the Belle Epoque on New Books in French Studies
Plus ça change: delightful tidbits from early French magazines
Having it All. In France. 100 Years Ago.
The Lovely Lady Athletes of Belle Epoque France
Les femmes des années (18)80 savaient déjà allier féminisme et féminité
Stanford University Press Blog:
“Behind the Scenes at Gender Stories: Q & A with Rachel Mesch”
The “F” Word: New (and Old) Media Feminism
The Happy (Intellectual) Housewife
LA Review of Books:
“The Nonbinary Nineteenth Century”
Tablet Magazine, “A Seder of My Own”
Lilith, “First Grade, Second Language”
Selected scholarly writings:
Incipit: Reflections on Gender Studies in our Field, Nineteenth-Century French Studies, Spring-Summer 2020.
“O My Hero! O My Comrade in Arms! O My Fiancée! Gender Crossing and Republican Values in Jane Dieulafoy’s Fictions.” PMLA March 2017.
“Understanding the Tinayre Affair: New Media, New Methods for the Belle Epoque,” in French Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century, edited by Masha Belenky, Kathryn Kleppinger, and Anne O’Neill-Henry.
“A Belle Epoque Media Storm: Gender, Celebrity, and the Marcelle Tinayre Affair,” French Historical Studies, 35:1.
“A New Man for the New Woman: Men, Marriage, and Feminism in the Belle Epoque.” Historical Reflections/ Réflexions historiques, Winter 2012.
“Housewife or Harlot? Sex and the Married Woman in Nineteenth-Century France.” Journal of the History of Sexuality, January 2008.
“Did Women Have an Enlightenment? Graffigny’s Zilia as Female Philosophe.” The Romanic Review, January 1998.