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Seeking panelist, moderator for NWSA, Minneapolis

Three panelists are seeking a fourth presenter and a moderator for our proposed session on the topic of women and politics, as broadly defined, at the National Women's Studies Association conference, Nov. 10-12, 2022 in Minneapolis. Presenters must be members of NWSA (or join) and register for the conference. Deadline for proposals: April 15.

Our draft session title is Women's Politics: Finding a Way Out of No Way. 

FIVE SCORE LATER: Civil Rights and Historical Memory in Gettysburg

Thursday, March 24 at 5 p.m. EST Via Zoom

Zoom Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUod--qqzksGNeaceQcVzu-vG-mCKOkhpaM

The role Gettysburg played in the American Civil War has been studied exhaustively. But what about the role the town played in the American Civil Rights movement, 100 years later? And how did the town's historical memory impact the present? 

CFP for The Watergate Break-In: 50 Years Later (June 9-10, 2022)

Dr Shane O’Sullivan (Kingston University, London) and Dr Melissa Graves (Department of Intelligence and Security Studies, The Citadel) are pleased to announce a two-day online conference on June 9-10, 2022 reflecting on the fiftieth anniversary of the Watergate break-in.