As the end to her long and distinguished career at the University of Iowa approaches, professor Linda Kerber has a better word for retirement. "I prefer to say ‘liberation,’ since I expect to continue to be a historian so long as my brain and eyesight hold out,” Kerber said last week in a lecture to UI’s Graduate History Society. “It’s the formal academic structures in which I’ve been embedded — structures that I admire, structures that I sought, structures that I have always considered myself lucky to have been part of — from which I retire.”
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Liberation of Linda Kerber
Monday's on-line issue of the Iowa City Press-Citizen has a nice story on Professor Linda Kerber on her impending emerita status ay the University of Iowa.