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Walking a Fine Line
In this essay, I examine the social disparity between the genders at Duke University, focusing on two critical time periods – the first decades of the founding of The Woman’s College and Trinity College from the mid 1920’s ...
Do Clothes Make the Woman? : The Duke Dress Code
At Duke University, a dress code did exist at one point and by looking directly at the dress code it is possible to analyze the overall goals and control the university has exerted, the ways the dress code has changed, and ...
Gender at Duke
This research paper will analyze both the growth and decline of women’s roles here on campus. Consequently, I will investigate how national events parallel the waxing and waning of female leadership in The Woman’s College ...
The Perception and Depiction of Females: Sarcasm Replacing Humor from 1960-1975
As female activism demanded equality in the social, economic and political contexts in the twentieth century in America, their effects could be seen in higher education at Duke University in the 1960’s with the ending of ...
"Why Did I Get In?"
Admissions policies have adapted a fluid construct, allowing for changes that suit the upcoming academic year. This paper will describe the changing admissions policies that characterized the 1930s and the 1970s, looking ...