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JOYCE ANTLER is the author or editor of a dozen books, including works on American women's history and Jewish history.  She is the author of the prize-winning book, You Never Call: You Never Write: A History of the Jewish Mother, and The Journey Home: How Jewish Women Shaped Modern America.  


Her most recent book is Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women's Liberation Movement, published in May 2018, which tells the previously unknown stories of nearly 50 women's liberation and Jewish feminist pioneers--women who helped to shape the politics and culture of the late twentieth century.

Joyce taught at Brandeis University for many years, and recently retired as the Samuel Lane Professor of American Jewish History and Culture in the American Studies Program. She is also Professor Emerita of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and was a founder of Women's Studies at the university, chairing the program for 10 years.  She was an affiliate of the Departments of African and African-American Studies; History; Education; and Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation.

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