Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Siegal Lifelong Learning, CWRU.

With a few exceptions, these lectures will take place monthly through 2020 at locations throughout Cuyahoga County. All lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is recommended. Lecture details, including registration information, are linked to the dates below.

Thank you to Lillian Emmons for underwriting this series, enabling free admission and video recording.

Tuesday January 28, 2020  CANCELLED - to be rescheduled.
Joy Bostic
, Interim Vice President, Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity; Associate Professor, Religion, Case Western Reserve University, will speak on "Our Voices, Our Vote: Courage and Persistence in Black Women’s Struggle for Voting Rights"

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Case Western Reserve University, will speak on "Beyond Suffrage: Women’s Reform Networks and the Road for Women’s Rights."

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Angela Clark-Taylor, Director, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Case Western Reserve University, will speak on "A Collector’s Tale: Memorabilia of the American Women’s Suffrage Movement."

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Heather McKee Hurwitz, Lecturer of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, will speak on "From The 19th Amendment to the Occupy Movement: 100 Years of Women’s Social Movement Activism."

More to come...