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September 28, 2017
A Conversation: Angela Dodson and Brooke Kroeger: "Remember the Ladies and Don't Forget the Gentlemen"A Conversation: Angela Dodson and Brooke Kroeger: "Remember the Ladies and Don't Forget the Gentlemen"
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October 14, 2017
AJHA Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR
October 14, 2017 N/A
AJHA Panel in Little Rock: From Pant(aloon)s to Pussy Hats: Feminist Dress as Media Spectacle
October 14, 2017 –
Moderator: Erika Pribanic-Smith (Texas-Arlington)
This panel examines ways that women have historically employed articles of clothing and manners of grooming as symbols in feminist campaigns for social change. Because these campaigns often employed media spectacle, their symbolism is of interest to media historians. Examining 19th-century Dress Reform, early 20th-century suffrage garb, hairstyles across several eras, pants in the 1970s, and finally 21st-century “pussy hats,” panelists will discuss themes such as the disruption of gendered expectations (i.e. pants as naturally “male”), the use of traditionally feminine skills (sewing and knitting) to undermine and reframe symbolic oppression, feminist use of media and the news media’s treatment of them.
Moderator: Erika Pribanic-Smith, University of Texas-Arlington
Caryl Cooper, University of Alabama
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October 19, 2017
Tom Twomey Lecture in Local History at the East Hampton Library: The East End, Long Island, and 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York StateTom Twomey Lecture in Local History at the East Hampton Library: The East End, Long Island, and 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York State
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October 26, 2017
Talk Back: "Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women's Rights" - NYU Steinhardt, October 26, 2017
"Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women's Rights" - Talk Back - Black Box Theater, 82 Washington Square East"Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women's Rights" - Talk Back - Black Box Theater, 82 Washington Square East
October 26, 2017 –
Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women’s Rights
LOCATION: Black Box Theatre, 82 Washington Square East
ADMISSION: $15 General, $5 Students & Seniors
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NHD contestants: Please read this.
The Suffragents in the news: the New York Times, the East Hampton Star, Smithsonian VIP, Kirkus Features, Kirkus Reviews, Foreword Reviews, Town & Country, The American Scholar, Tabletmag.com, Unorthodox podcast, Hudson River Valley Review, Top of Mind with Julie Rose , NYU Features, Women’s Media Center, Suffrage and the Media, Futurity, Non-Fiction Fans, HeforShe.org’s The Scoop, Opzij magazine (NL), AmericasDemocrats podcast, Facebook , Brooke’s posts, Good Men Project.
Upcoming events: Nov. 16: Book & Bottle: Suffolk County Historical Society & Museum. Nov. 17-18 Researching New York Conference, Albany. Nov. 20: Brookhaven League of Women Voters. March 4: Westchester County League of Women Voters. March 10: Keynote, Joint Journalism & Communications Historians Conference, New York City. April 15: Nassau County and Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical societies at the Farmingdale Public Library.
Parting shots: the book launch events with tons of photos of Sept. 1 ; Sept. 11 and Sept. 14 . . . comment and video of the Sept. 28 event with Angela P. Dodson at the NY Society Library . . . the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society Fall Luncheon Oct. 10 . . . Oct. 14, I presented on a panel at the AJHA Convention, Little Rock, Ark., on ‘When the Women of Suffrage Got Its Makeover On.” Here’s a post about the entire panel . . . Here’s a Facebook Live recording featuring Judith Hope, the moderator, and presenters Antonia Petrash and Arlene Hinkemeyer at the East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture in Local History, which I hosted Oct. 19. I posted about it, too. . .Here’s my post about Oct. 22, a perfect day at the Woodlawn Cemetery & Conservancy. I did a “talk back” at the Black Box Theater for Nancy Smithner’s “Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women’s Rights” on Oct. 26 and posted about this special performance. Here’s my post on the weekend of Nov. 4-5 spent in the Hudson Valley and in Albany for the 2020: Commitment to the Vision Conference and opening of the New York State Museum Suffrage Exhibition, Nov. 4. On Nov. 6, the actual anniversary of the vote for suffrage in New York State, I spoke at the Brentwood Public Library (what a happening place) and I posted about the next two panels: the Nov. 7 event for the NYU Center for the Humanities with Gail Collins and Chrisoph Irmscher, and the Nov. 10 event for the Gotham Center for New York City at the CUNY Grad Center with Susan Goodier, Dawn Scibilia, and Lauren Santangelo, hosted by Peter-Christian Aigner.