Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

All lectures are free and open to the public, but registration will be required for virtual events. Lecture details, including registration information, are linked to the dates below.

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Siegal Lifelong Learning, CWRUThank you to Lillian Emmons for underwriting this series, enabling free admission and video recording.

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

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Angela Clark-Taylor, Director, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Case Western Reserve University, "A Collector’s Tale: Memorabilia of the American Women’s Suffrage Movement." Video available.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Carol Lasseremerita professor of history at Oberlin College, "The Fight for Women’s Suffrage in Ohio." Virtual.

Tuesday, August 19, 2020
Heather McKee Hurwitz, Lecturer of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University,"From The 19th Amendment to the Occupy Movement: 100 Years of Women’s Social Movement Activism." Virtual.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 
Joy Bostic
, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies, Founding Director for the African and African American Studies Program, Case Western Reserve Universty, "The Long Arc of Justice and the Beloved Community: Courage and Resilience in Black Women's Struggle for Universal Voting Rights and Political Power"

More to come...