Images of Ellen DuBois, Martha S. Jones, Manisha Sinha, Brenda Wineapple, and Lisa Tetrault

Lowell Lecture

Expanding Democracy: The 19th Amendment and Voting Rights Today | Session 1

Date & Time

Oct. 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Location

John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125
Driving Directions

Speaker(s)

Ellen DuBois, Martha S. Jones, Manisha Sinha, Brenda Wineapple, and Lisa Tetrault

Presenting Organization

John F. Kennedy Library

Topics

Politics

Contact

Kennedy Library Forums (jfkforums@nara.gov, 617-514-1643)

Virtual Forum: In commemoration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, this conference will explore the history of the suffrage movement and how efforts to broaden voting rights have evolved over time. Sessions will explore the origins and development of suffrage efforts as well as contemporary voting rights issues.

Confirmed speakers in this session include UCLA professor emeritus of history Ellen DuBois, Johns Hopkins professor of history Martha S. Jones, University of Connecticut professor of history Manisha Sinha, author Brenda Wineapple, and Carnegie Mellon professor of history Lisa Tetrault.

This program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Mass Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Register for this free virtual Kennedy Library Forum to receive an email reminder with a viewing link before the event.