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OLLI Presents: Rebecca Edwards on “Suffrage in the Gilded Age”
April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College presents
The Right to Vote: Reexamining Women’s Suffrage
Tuesdays through May 4, 2021
1:30-3 pm Eastern; Free & Online via Zoom
2020 marked the centennial of the 19th amendment. In this course, we will explore the history of women’s suffrage in the United States, the constitutional framework within which the suffragists worked, and the continuing efforts to address women’s issues including voting, elected representation, and gender related public policy efforts.
This live and interactive course is free and open to the public, and includes the following guest speakers:
April 6: Rebecca Edwards on “Suffrage in the Gilded Age”
April 13: Lauren Santangelo on “Suffrage and the City: New York Women Battle for the Ballot”
April 20: Liv Cummins and Rob Hartmann on “Suffrage and Song: Suffrage Protest Music”
April 27: Cathleen Cahill on “Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement”
May 4: Robyn Rosen on “Unfinished Business: Women in National Politics”