AMERICUS (March 12, 2013)—The sixth in the Women's Studies Lecture Series at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is set for Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex Auditorium.  

Women’s Studies lecture March 27 honoring 150-year anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

AMERICUS (March 12, 2013)—The sixth in the Women's Studies Lecture Series at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is set for Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex Auditorium. The topics are intended to honor the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a focus on African-American women. Assistant Professor of History Susan Bragg, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Kuipers, Ph.D., are the featured speakers.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend this event.

Bragg will present “More than a Seat on a Bus: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Civil Rights Politics.” Kuipers will discuss “What she go and do that for?: Margaret Garner’s Literary Legacy.”

For additional information, please contact Eugenia Bryan, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of the Women’s Studies Program, at (229) 931-6984.

 

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