Dr Prudence Flowers

Position/s:Lecturer
American Studies
 Lecturer
History
Phone: +61 8 82017911
Email:
Location: Social Sciences South (245)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Teaching

Topic Coordinator:

  • AMST2001  Twentieth Century America
  • AMST3009  Civil War Era America
  • AMST3014  One Nation Under God? Religion in American Public Life
  • HIST1703  Turning Points in World History
  • HIST2020  Colonies, Empire, and Revolution: British North America 1500-1800
  • HIST7010  Guns and Butter: The United States in the Long 1960s

Research and supervision

Publications

Journal articles
  • Flowers, P.G. (2010). Review: Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family Limitations in America, 1760-1820. Health and History, 12(2) pp. 150-152. [Link]
  • Flowers, P.G. (2006). Review: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism. Melbourne Historical Journal, 35 pp. 104-105.
  • Flowers, P.G. (2006). White ribboners and the ideology of separate spheres, 1860s-1890s. Australasian Journal of American Studies, 25(1) pp. 14-31.
Conference publications
  • Flowers, P.G. (2010). "A Movement in Disarray": The Right-to-Life Movement During President Ronald Reagan's First Term in Office. In Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2010.
  • Flowers, P.G. (2009). The Right-to-Life Movement and the Reagan Administration: Negotiating the Politics of Abortion. In Historians of the Twentieth Century United States Conference, University of Cambridge. Historians of the Twentieth Century United States Conference, University of Cambridge. Cambridge, United Kingdom. Feb 2009.
  • Flowers, P.G. (2008). The 'Baby Killer' Approach: The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Emergence of the New Right. In Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2008.
  • Flowers, P.G. (2006). The Nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor and the Issue of Abortion. In Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference. Tasmania, Australia. Jul 2006.

Professional and community engagement

Expertise for media contact

  • US History
  • Religion in post-WWII America (especially religious conservatism and the Christian Right)
  • Abortion politics in the US (especially right-to-life movement activism and politics)

Subject/s

  • Abortion
  • History - American
  • Religion
  • United States of America


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