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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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The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards competition.
National History Day contestants: Please read this.
Next up on the calendar in 2018: June 14: Roosevelt Island Historical Society. July 7 East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Series (hosting with Sara Davison the garden author and expert Charlotte M. Frieze) : August 4: Shelter Island Historical Society. 2019: March 13: Scarsdale Woman’s Club