Date(s) - 09/17/2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmira College - Cowles Hall
Women’s History: What It Is and Why It Matters
Dr. Myra Glenn, Professor of American History, Elmira College
Tuesday, September 17 at 5:30pm
Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall, Elmira College
Co-sponsored by the Women’s March of Elmira and the Elmira College Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
This talk will explore how women’s history has reflected as well as contributed to the struggle for human rights in contemporary America, especially the feminist struggle to empower women. It will focus on the writings of several major scholars to show the impact that women’s history has had on the historical profession.