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Seminar on Women's History Series continues tonight at Higher Education

Dec 13, 2018 07:27AM ● By Editor

From Boreal Community Media - January 7, 2019

Cook County Higher Education continues to host a series of lectures featuring Dr. Catherine Palczewski on Women's History Series Women's Suffrage 1913-1919.  

The next lecture is The 1917 Silent Sentinels tonight from 5:30-7pm 

$20 per session

This presentation focuses on the first national suffrage parade and the crowd violence that disrupted it. It works through the idea that women had to actually work at being perceived as public women, and the parade was one way to do that. It also lays the groundwork for the split that would come between NAWSA (National American Woman Suffrage Association) and the NWP (National Women's Party) -- the two big groups working for suffrage.

Women's History Series - Women's Suffrage Parade, Pickets, and Prison 1913-1919

Instructor: Dr. Catherine Palczewski | 218-387-3411 | [email protected]

The lectures will be held at Cook County Higher Education - Grand Marais, MN 

$20 per session - Please register. *Don't let finances be a barrier in attending. Contact us regarding workshop scholarships. | 218-387-3411 | [email protected] 

Not able to attend locally? Enjoy the presentation via your laptop, desktop, and ipad. Contact us to confirm your technology will work. 218-387-3411

The lecture series continues in the coming months with this schedule.

Women's History Series - Women's Suffrage Parade, Pickets, and Prison 1913-1919

*March 18th The 1919 Prison Special: Women who had been imprisoned did a cross-country train tour, wearing replicas of their prison uniforms, to drum up support as the vote got closer and closer (within one vote) in the US Congress.  

Presenter: Catherine H. Palczewski is Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Northern Iowa. She teaches courses on political communication, social protest, argumentation, and gender. She has received numerous teaching awards, including the Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence in 2010, the University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities and Fine Arts Faculty Excellence Award in 2008, and the George Ziegelmueller Outstanding Debate Educator Award in 2004. She directed the AFA/NCA Biennial Conference on Argumentation in 2013 and edited its selected works: Disturbing Argument (2014). Her co-authored publications include Gender in Communication (2014) and Rhetoric in Civic Life (2012).   

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