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Feminism, Voting, and the 19th Amendment: A Conversation on the Gender Equity Movement
September 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
In recognition of the centennial of the 19th amendment, join us as we reckon with the complicated legacy of the women’s suffrage movement. The panel will explore the history and current state of the women’s movement in the U.S., the intersections of race and class with gender, and the future of feminist activism and research.
- Vernetta Alston, NC State Representative
- Kendra Johnson, Executive Director, Equality NC
- Adriane D. Lentz-Smith, Associate Professor of History and African & African-American Studies, Duke University
- Michele Tracy Berger, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
- Sally Roesch Wagner, a founder of one the first college-level women’s studies programs in the United States and faculty member at Syracuse University
Sponsored by the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice with support from a NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, www.nchumanities.org. Funding for NC CARES has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.