What Marge Simpson Says About US History

29 02 2012

Jessamyn Neuhaus is an associate professor of history at the State University of New York Plattsburgh. In 2011 Palgrave published her book Housework and Housewives in American Advertising: Married to the Mop.

In this podcast, she talks about the fictional character Marge Simpson and what it says about the evolving place of women in American society. This podcast draws on her article  “Marge Simpson, Blue-Haired Housewife: Defining Domesticity on The Simpsons,” The Journal of Popular Culture (August 2010)