Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment Centennial - Women’s Right to Vote!

Appalachian Celebrates

The 19th Amendment Centennial - Women’s Right to Vote

The University Forum Speaker Series is excited to celebrate the 19th Amendment Centennial - Women’s Right to Vote! Throughout the 2019-2020 academic year, the University Forum Committee will host a series of lectures and films to help celebrate this milestone as well as its impact on American democracy. Our 2019 Fall semester lineup of speakers and film include:

Spring 2020

  • Tuesday, March 17, 11 am - Bette Lou Higgins: “Madam President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull,” The first woman to run for President of the United States; 417 Beacon Heights, Plemmons Student Union
  • Tuesday, March 17th, 6:30 pm - Bette Lou Higgins: “Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story,” The first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail; Room 114, Belk Library and Information Commons

  • Sunday, March 22, 3 – 6 pm (Free Event) - Film: “Suffragette”; The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, 559 W. King St. apptheatre.org, 828-365-3000; Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council and the University Forum Lecture Series for Women's History Month as part of our "Building A Just World" film series

  • Tuesday, March 31, 5:30 pm - Shatema Threadcraft: “Redistributing Narrative Capital: Lynching, Rape and Stories of Black Peoplehood”; Room 114, Belk Library and Information Commons

University Forum Lecture Series Committee Members - https://universityforum.appstate.edu/university-forum-committee-members

Published: Jan 31, 2020 11:53am

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