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November 6, 2017
NY Women Win the Vote 100 Years Ago Today
November 6, 2017 N/A
November 7, 2017
When Modern Men Became Feminists
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The NYU Center for the Humanities hosts a panel discussion with author and New York Times columnist Gail Collins, Christoph Irmscher (Max Eastman: A Life), and Brooke Kroeger, (The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote), an historical look at when, how, and why modern men have engaged with women's rights.
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November 10, 2017
"How NYC Women Got the Suffrage And What They Did With It"
November 10, 2017 –
One hundred years ago — nearly to the day — New York granted women the right to vote. Two years later, after decades of struggle, it became national law. Why did earlier campaigns fail? What role did NYC play in realizing this old dream? And what happened after? With authors Lauren Santangelo, Susan Goodier, and Brooke Kroeger and a preview of Dawn Scibilia's documentary in progress on the decades between first and second wave feminism, in which New York played a special role..
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Upcoming events: 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.
The Suffragents in the news: The New York Times, The New York Daiy News, Smithsonian VIP, Kirkus Features, Kirkus Reviews, The American Scholar, Tabletmag.com, Town & Country, the East Hampton Star, the Gotham Center for New York City History: articles 1, 2, and 3, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Reporting, Foreword Reviews, Hudson River Valley Review, NYU Features, Women’s Media Center, Suffrage and the Media, Futurity, Non-Fiction Fans, HeforShe.org’s The Scoop, Opzij magazine (NL), Good Men Project.
Parting shots (my “summer camp newsletter” event posts): Book launch events with tons of photos of Sept. 1 ; Sept. 11 and Sept. 14 . . . comment about the Sept. 28 joint appearance with Angela P. Dodson at the NY Society Library . . . and about the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society Fall Luncheon Oct. 10 . . . and the Oct. 14 panel at the AJHA Convention, Little Rock, Ark with Jane Marcellus, Tracy Lucht, and . . . and a panel I hosted for the annual East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture in Local History Oct. 19 with moderator Judith Hope and presenters Antonia Petrash and Arlene Hinkemeyer. . . . Here’s my post about Oct. 22 at the Woodlawn Cemetery & Conservancy . . . and I posted about an Oct. 26 “talk back” at special performance at the NYU Black Box Theater for Nancy Smithner’s “Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women’s Rights” . . . Here’s a post about the weekend of Nov. 4-5 signing books 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 . . . On Nov. 6, the actual anniversary of the vote for suffrage in New York State, I spoke at the Brentwood Public Library. I also posted about the Nov. 7 NYU Center for the Humanities panel with Gail Collins and Christoph Irmscher, “When Modern Men Became Feminists” . . . and about the Nov. 10 panel 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 . . . Here’s one about my Nov. 16 appearance in the Book & Bottle series of the Suffolk County Historical Society & Museum . . . and another one about our Nov. 17 panel at the Researching New York conference in Albany with Bruce Dearstyne and Robert Sink, moderated by Rob Snyder.