Queering Women’s Suffrage in the United States

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August 30, 2022
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Biography, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sexuality Studies

Join us for a conversation with scholars Anya Jabour, Regents Professor of History at the University of Montana, and Wendy L. Rouse, Associate Professor of History at San José State University. Jabor is the author of “Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America” (2019), and Rouse recently published “Public Faces, Secret Lives: A Queer History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement” (2022). Moderated by Kate Clarke Lemay, acting senior historian at the National Portrait Gallery, this conversation will explore how queer history intersects with that of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. This program is part of the Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia Conversation Series in LGBTQ+ Portraiture.

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