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Bridging Differences Symposium Keynote Address: Dr. Laura Free

Wednesday Oct 23, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Bridging Differences Symposium: Conversations on Gender, Race, and Equality

Dr. Laura Free

Dr. Laura Free will present this year’s keynote address, "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Racist?" Dr. Free is a historian at Hobarth and Smith Colleges and the author of Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race and Voting Rights in the Civil War Era. Dr. Free will be discussing the ways that racism was adopted as a rhetorical tool in the 1860s, and the implications it had for the suffrage movement into the 20th century and for feminism beyond that.

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Dr. Free’s address is sponsored in part by the Missouri Humanities Council and with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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