Spring 2018 Faculty Research Workshops
Eileen Hunt Botting
Professor, Department of Political Science
Monday, February 19
Eileen Hunt Botting is a Professor in the Department of Political Science; Faculty Director of University Merit Scholarship Programs at Notre Dame; and Concurrent Faculty, Gender Studies. She is the author of Family Feuds: Wollstonecraft, Burke, and Rousseau on the Transformation of the Family (SUNY, 2006), Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women's Human Rights (Yale, 2016), and Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child: Political Philosophy in Frankenstein (Penn Press, 2017). She is currently editing the two-volume set Portraits of Wollstonecraft for Bloomsbury and co-editing The Wollstonecraftian Mind, with 40 contributors from around the world, for Routledge. With Greg Kucich and Agustin Fuentes, she is co-organizing a bicentennial for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to be held on Notre Dame's campus in Fall 2018.
Portraits of Wollstonecraft, 1787-2017
Mary Wollstonecraft's life and ideas have been represented in portraiture and other art since the very beginning of her public career to the present, thus making her into an icon--both for (post)modern feminisms and in (post)modern forms of art.