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Tentative Schedule for Let’s Talk About It: Women’s Suffrage
All discussions will take place at 5:30pm in the Reading Room of Cowles Library
Wednesday March 2, 2022 The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss, moderated by Professor Rachel Paine Caufield and Drake student Emma Brustkern
Wednesday March 23, 2022 Women Making History: The 19th Amendment Book, essays compiled by the National Park Service
On Their Shoulders: The Radical Stories of Women's Fight for the Vote, published by the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission
Moderated by Karen Leroux, Associate Professor of History, and Drake student Kate Desmond
Monday April 4, 2022 Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones
Tuesday April 12, 2022 Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells by Michelle Duster
moderated by Felicia Jamison, Assistant Professor of History, and Drake student Madyson Sklar
Wednesday April 20, 2022 The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
Moderated by Lisa West, Professor of History
Excerpts from each of the books are available on E-Reserves for participants who want to read them in advance. To access the readings, go to E-Reserves and look for the course LTIA 22: Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage with Professor Carrie Dunham-LaGree, in Spring 2022. The password is suffrage. Readings will be added as discussion leaders choose them.