NWHM will continue its lecture series, “The Past, Present and Future of US Women’s History” in the fall at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for scholars. All lectures are free and open to the public and will being at 4pm and will be followed by a reception at 5:30pm.
“The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History”
Lecture series- Woodrow Wilson Center in the Ronald Reagan Building
4-5:30pm followed by a reception
Fall 2012 Schedule:
“MadCap May: Mistress of Myth, Men and Hope”
(The life story of the outrageous May Yohe (1866-1938), a popular entertainer of humble American origins who charmed her way to international acclaim despite tragic losses.)
Dr. Richard Kurin (Smithsonian)- September 19, 2012
Interviewed by Eleanor Clift (Newsweek and The Daily Beast)
“Marriage ‘Crisis’ in the Jazz Age”
Dr. Nancy Cott (Harvard University) – October 24, 2012
“Woman-Made Women: American Designers, Taste, and Mid-Century Culture”
Dr. Kathy Peiss (University of Pennsylvania)- November 7, 2012
The December 12th lecture by Dr. Susan Strasser has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict.
To view our previous lectures click the links below: