<![CDATA[Clio Talks Back - International Museum of Women]]> I.M.O.W.'s debut blog, Clio Talks Back, will change the way you think about women throughout history! Be informed and transformed by Clio Talks Back, written by the museum's resident historian Karen Offen.

Inspired by Clio, the Greek muse of History, and the museum's global online exhibitions Economica and Women, Power and Politics, Karen takes readers on a journey through time and place where women have shaped and changed our world. You will build your repertoire of rare trivia and conversation starters and occasionally hear from guest bloggers including everyone from leading historians in the field to the historical women themselves.

Read the entries, post a comment, and be inspired to create your own legacies to transform our world.


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<![CDATA[Clio Talks Back - International Museum of Women]]> en Sat, 12 Apr 2008 04:59:57 GMT Sat, 12 Apr 2008 04:59:57 GMT <![CDATA[Women and Credit Worldwide]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=145 Mon, 13 Jun 2011 17:36:24 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=145 <![CDATA[Ela Bhatt, advocate for economic independence for women in India]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=144 Sat, 28 May 2011 08:10:19 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=144 <![CDATA[Singing "The Song of the Shirt" - 1840s England]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=143 Sat, 30 Apr 2011 23:55:58 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=143 <![CDATA[Louise Bourgeois, midwife extraordinaire]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=142 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 02:12:15 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=142 <![CDATA[Oh, That Explains the Difference? or Why is Equal Pay for Equal Work so hard to translate into reality?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=141 Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:17:59 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=141 <![CDATA[Eleanor Roosevelt and America’s Working Women]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=140 Wed, 09 Feb 2011 05:55:59 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=140 <![CDATA[Abigail Adams, Entrepreneurial Woman Extraordinaire]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=138 Sun, 16 Jan 2011 22:11:56 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=138 <![CDATA[A DANISH WOMAN’S AGRICULTURAL TRIUMPH, 1924]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=137 Thu, 02 Dec 2010 19:48:35 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=137 <![CDATA[Should economic emancipation – the right to earn an independent living – be the most important priority for women today?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=136 Fri, 05 Nov 2010 21:18:34 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=136 <![CDATA[Reconciling Women’s Employment with Motherhood in Sweden, 1930s: Alva Myrdal]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=135 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:22:29 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=135 <![CDATA[Taking risks with Veuve Clicquot]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=134 Tue, 21 Sep 2010 18:06:20 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=134 <![CDATA[Women as “Patrons” of the Arts]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=133 Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:27:07 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=133 <![CDATA[Mothers’ Charter of Rights – 1930]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=132 Mon, 10 May 2010 18:45:05 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=132 <![CDATA[How long have women been campaigning for equal pay for equal work?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=131 Thu, 01 Apr 2010 23:43:53 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=131 <![CDATA[Why Women's History?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=130 Mon, 22 Mar 2010 20:34:46 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=130 <![CDATA[Historian Natalie Zemon Davis wins Holberg Prize for 2010]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=129 Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:14:42 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=129 <![CDATA[Advice to market women – Italy c.1320]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=128 Mon, 15 Feb 2010 05:36:50 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=128 <![CDATA[Clio introduces Selma Lagerlöf, Nobel Prize for Literature 1909]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=125 Thu, 21 Jan 2010 18:58:08 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=125 <![CDATA[Solving the Paid Work-Family Conflict for Women]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=124 Thu, 21 Jan 2010 01:11:54 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=124 <![CDATA[What is women’s work?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=122 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 20:06:14 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=122 <![CDATA[Albanian woman entrepreneur make good: meet Donika Mici]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=119 Sun, 18 Oct 2009 16:25:27 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=119 <![CDATA[Cows (and Women) Rule!]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=118 Thu, 08 Oct 2009 09:38:04 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=118 <![CDATA[Clio’s guest blog on “the string revolution”]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=117 Tue, 11 Aug 2009 19:21:37 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=117 <![CDATA[Talking Back to Power: An Articulate Englishwoman contests Adam Smith’s Male-centered Views about Political Economy]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=109 Wed, 29 Jul 2009 21:49:40 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=109 <![CDATA[Women’s Protests Against War have also been protests against squandering the wealth of nations, including their men, women, and children.]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=106 Mon, 15 Jun 2009 23:00:46 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=106 <![CDATA[Clio Eavesdrops on the International Congress of Women, 1933]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=105 Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:35:40 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=105 <![CDATA[On the historical meaning of gold]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=104 Mon, 25 May 2009 23:38:35 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=104 <![CDATA[How long have we been fighting the war on poverty ?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=101 Tue, 21 Apr 2009 17:43:45 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=101 <![CDATA[More about the history of “women’s work”]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=67 Tue, 24 Mar 2009 06:20:25 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=67 <![CDATA[What is "women's work"?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=66 Tue, 24 Mar 2009 06:12:38 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=66 <![CDATA[What is Women’s History?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=46 Sun, 22 Feb 2009 00:16:53 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=46 <![CDATA[Why Do Women (and Men too) Need Women’s History?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=45 Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:05:21 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=45 <![CDATA[What Did Darwin Say about Women’s Emancipation? And Why Don’t We Hear More about Clémence Royer?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=44 Sun, 08 Feb 2009 21:22:23 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=44 <![CDATA[How did Catherine II of Russia exhibit herself in her memoirs?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=37 Tue, 13 Jan 2009 08:00:00 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=37 <![CDATA[Liberian Women Taking Action for Peace]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=36 Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:00:00 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=36 <![CDATA[Gandhi, the English suffragettes, and non-violent direct action]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=34 Fri, 14 Nov 2008 22:57:37 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=34 <![CDATA[Clio Asks Why, if Women “Sealed the Deal” for Obama, the American media isn’t talking about it?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=33 Tue, 11 Nov 2008 17:51:08 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=33 <![CDATA[The women’s peace petition at the World Disarmament Conference, Geneva, 1932]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=32 Fri, 24 Oct 2008 19:20:40 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=32 <![CDATA[Women deputies debate whether women should vote – Spain 1931]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=31 Wed, 15 Oct 2008 21:47:48 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=31 <![CDATA[A French feminist runs for the Chamber of Deputies, 1910.]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=30 Mon, 06 Oct 2008 04:41:34 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=30 <![CDATA[Clio remembers the contributions of Golda Meir as Israel’s Minister of Labor]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=29 Tue, 30 Sep 2008 21:52:22 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=29 <![CDATA[Clio Commemorates the 1908 All-Russian Congress of Women.]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=28 Sun, 21 Sep 2008 17:17:38 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=28 <![CDATA[What did the Seneca Falls Convention’s Resolutions Call For?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=27 Thu, 11 Sep 2008 19:51:56 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=27 <![CDATA[Clio Revisits the Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls, July 1848]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=26 Wed, 10 Sep 2008 00:09:31 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=26 <![CDATA[Why Did Chinese Women join the Red Army?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=25 Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:10:13 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=25 <![CDATA[Clio Visits the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, Washington, D. C. (USA)]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=24 Tue, 26 Aug 2008 00:30:06 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=24 <![CDATA[PERSPECTIVES ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE IN THE WESTERN WORLD, 1780s-1990s]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=23 Sat, 23 Aug 2008 19:11:45 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=23 <![CDATA[Eva Perón, A Powerful Champion of the Dispossessed and of Women]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=22 Mon, 18 Aug 2008 23:57:22 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=22 <![CDATA[Clio commemorates an English suffragette, Constance Lytton]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=21 Sat, 09 Aug 2008 19:47:40 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=21 <![CDATA[A Prime Minister’s Wife Goes Adventuring in the Canadian Rockies, 1887.]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=20 Fri, 25 Jul 2008 23:39:58 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=20 <![CDATA[Clio Remembers a Powerful Princess: La Grande Mademoiselle (1627-1693)]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=19 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 23:38:26 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=19 <![CDATA[Clio asks: Why exclude women from succession to the throne?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=18 Mon, 14 Jul 2008 17:17:03 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=18 <![CDATA[Clio Talks about the United Nations’ Convention on the Political Rights of Women, 1952]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=16 Sat, 05 Jul 2008 18:37:58 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=16 <![CDATA[When Political Women are not so caring: Ana Pauker, the Dragon Lady of Romania]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=15 Tue, 24 Jun 2008 05:44:10 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=15 <![CDATA[Guest Blog: Eleanor Roosevelt and her tea table]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=14 Thu, 19 Jun 2008 19:29:54 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=14 <![CDATA[Clio is inspired by women who see a problem and take action]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=13 Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:57:58 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=13 <![CDATA[Clio contemplates the royal splendor of Queen Tamara of Georgia (reigned 1184-1213)]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=12 Fri, 06 Jun 2008 21:41:16 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=12 <![CDATA[Clio’s blog guest of the week: Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947).]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=11 Tue, 27 May 2008 05:55:16 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=11 <![CDATA[Clio contemplates the gender of power: Filipino origin myths.]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=10 Sat, 17 May 2008 18:51:59 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=10 <![CDATA[Clio considers Parliaments of women]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=9 Sat, 10 May 2008 18:37:30 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=9 <![CDATA[Clio considers why women should rule]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=8 Thu, 08 May 2008 16:39:39 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=8 <![CDATA[Clio looks at power dressing in France]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=7 Thu, 24 Apr 2008 23:17:28 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=7 <![CDATA[Clio remembers women who made a difference]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=4 Mon, 21 Apr 2008 18:17:48 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=4 <![CDATA[Who was the first woman blogger?]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=3 Wed, 16 Apr 2008 18:42:08 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=3 <![CDATA[Be Inspired by Clio, the Muse of History]]> http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=2 Wed, 16 Apr 2008 07:00:00 GMT http://www.imow.org/community/blog/viewEntry?id=2