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Kathryn NorbergDirector, 1992–95

Kathryn Norberg has been involved with CSW since coming to UCLA in 1986. In the years between 1988 and 1991, she served intermittently as Associate Director. In 1991, she became Director of CSW, where she organized public programs and UCLA working groups on feminist theory, women and science, and women and politics. During her tenure, CSW hosted conferences on Mary Wollstonecraft, women and publishing in early modern Europe, postcolonial theory, and feminist international relations. She also helped establish the Stone Fellowship for Graduate Students and the Twin Pines Endowment, which funds graduate student travel to conferences and research sites. Kate has also been very active in the Women's Studies (now Gender Studies) Program. She served as Interim Chair of  Women's Studies (now Gender Studies) from 1990 to 1991, and as co-chair from 1998 to 2000. With Sandra Harding, she wrote the proposal which brought Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society to UCLA. Between 2000 and 2005, she and Harding coedited Signs.

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Kathryn Norberg is an Associate Professor of History at UCLA. Norberg served as Interim Chair of Women's Studies (now Gender Studies) from 1990 to 1991, and as co-chair from 1998 to 2000. With Sandra Harding, she wrote the proposal which brought Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society to UCLA. Between 2000 and 2005, she and Harding coedited Signs. Norberg's teaching and research focuses on women and power in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. Her publications include Rich and Poor in Grenoble (University of California Press, 1984) and Prostitution in France: From Ninon to Manon (forthcoming).
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