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Karen Brodkin papers (Ms.2010.007)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Scope & content

The Karen Brodkin papers contain materials related to and including Brodkin’s writings, talks, trips to Cuba, professional organizations, and conferences. Brodkin’s materials are arragned according to her own organizational scheme. The “Writings” subseries contains Brodkin’s articles and book reviews written of other authors’ works, along with articles reviewing or citing her works. The “Talks” subseries includes physical copies of talks she presented throughout her career. Within these two subseries are some audio and video recordings and discs of her talks and her research. The “Travel to Cuba” subseries includes newspaper clippings, stamps, notebooks, documents relating to her lost passport case, and a disc of pictures from her two trips to Cuba. The “Professional Organizations and Conferences” subseries includes programs and newsletters for specific organizations and conferences, including. The “Non-Teaching Faculty Activity” subseries includes papers relating to various events Brodkin participated in while Brodkin a faculty member at various institutions. The “Miscellaneous” subseries contains a booklet of WAC Stats and information about a Guess? Workers controversy.