NWHM Announces its lecture lineup for Spring 2012

“The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History”
Lecture series- Woodrow Wilson Center

Spring Schedule:

“New Negro Women and Beyond: Posing Beauty in African American Culture”
(The lecture discusses a rich history of beauty that merges gender, race, family, and class from 1890 to now)
Dr. Deborah Willis (New York University) – January 18, 2012


“The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities”
Dolores Hayden (Yale) – February 15, 2012


Topic to Be Announced
Dr. Kathleen Brown (University of Penn) – March 14, 2012


“Language Makes History: Intersections of Language, Gender and Politics”
Dr. Robin Lakoff (UC Berkeley) – April 18, 2012


“Doing Well by Doing Good: American Women’s Long Tradition of Reform”
Dr. Sonya Michel (University of Maryland) – May 16, 2012


Videos of past lectures:

Women’s Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Politics: A lecture by Dr. Marjorie Spruill

Why Latino/a History Matters to U.S. History: A lecture by Dr. Vicki Ruiz  

“African American Women Refugees in the Civil War” A lecture by Dr. Thavolia Glymph

“Dorothea Lange: Life, Politics, and Work”: A lecture by Dr. Linda Gordon

“New Negro Women and Beyond: Posing Beauty in African American Culture”: A lecture by Dr. Deborah Willis

“Grand Domestic Revolution: Recovering the Forgotten History of Feminism and Housing Design “: A lecture by Dolores Hayden



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