Elizabeth Gregory is the author of Ready: Why Women Are Embracing the New Later Motherhood (Basic Books 2012/2007), the forthcoming “Apparition of Splendor”: Marianne Moore Performing Democracy through Celebrity, 1952-1970 (U Delaware Press, 2020), Quotation and Modern American Poetry: “‘Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads'” (Rice UP, 1996), as well as 2 edited collections. A Professor of English, she directs the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality (IRWGS) at the University of Houston.
Her projects explore the dynamics of contemporary birth timing, the economics and politics of women’s work—in the home and outside it, and the later poetry of Marianne Moore.
Elizabeth speaks on a range of topics related to her research: later motherhood, women’s work and fertility, work-family balance, gender equity, and Moore.
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