Bergren Forum - “Nervous Men and their Confidants in the Gilded Age”
Mallory SzymanskiHard-working American men in the late nineteenth century often felt hopeless about their future. Overworked and strained by the demands of their jobs, men feared they would never obtain the happy marriage and muscular body expected of the “Perfect Man.” This talk examines the ways men in the Gilded Age turned to their doctors to discuss distressing problems they were too embarrassed to admit elsewhere.
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One of the finest centers for academic and social activities of its kind, it features a cafeteria-style dining room with panoramic hillside views, a state-of-the-art surround-sound movie theater/forum, an "open air" food court, a night club, student organization offices, a multi-cultural center, meeting rooms, a formal Alumni Lounge, the University bookstore, the Center for Advising and a TV lounge.More Info