Library Lecture: The 19th Amendment

For twelve years running, the Libraries and the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Faculty of Color have co-hosted this engaging series of panels on timely topics, featuring faculty from across the university. This lecture celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the constitutional right to vote, and discuss the history, present, and future of women in politics. Hear from Carolyn Kitch, Professor of Journalism in the Department of Journalism and the author of Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, and Dorothy Patton, the author of From Suffragists to Senators: A Century of Laws by Women Since 1920 who currently serves as an Attorney-Adviser at the U.S. Department of State.

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