"Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History"
Loyola press release - September 23, 2004
A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she taught for many years, she is the author of numerous articles and essays on early American history.
Ulrich is the author of numerous books, including A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1991. During her tenure as a MacArthur Fellow, she assisted in the production of a documentary film based on A Midwife’s Tale that aired on the PBS series “The American Experience.” Her latest book, The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth, explores the production and consumption as well as the social meanings of textiles in pre-industrial
The lecture is sponsored by the Biever Guest Lecture Series, the Department of History, and the Women’s