WPI's "Women on Wednesdays"

The Women & Politics Institute's “Women on Wednesdays” brings our WPI community together with dynamic and thought-provoking women leaders, authors, scholars, journalists, and activists. Each Wednesday at 6PM, we gather online to discuss timely topics about empowering women in the political arena.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Series

As part of our “Women on Wednesdays” series, please join the Women & Politics Institute celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial, which commemorates the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.

Suffrage at 100 Wednesday, August 26, 7:00 PM ET

WPI WoW Taranto Zarnow

Co-editors, Dr. Stacie Taranto and Dr. Leandra Zarnow, will discuss their new book, Suffrage at 100: Women in American Politics Since 1920, “the first wide-ranging collection to historically examine women's full political engagement in and beyond electoral office since they gained a constitutional right to vote.”
Details and registration here

How Black Women Broke Barriers Wednesday, September 2, 6:00 PM ET

Martha Jones

Dr. Martha S. Jones, of Johns Hopkins University, will discuss her forthcoming book, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All, “the epic history of African American women's pursuit of political power -- and how it transformed America.”
Details and registration here

She Votes! Wednesday, September 9, 6:00 PM ET

She Votes

Award-winning journalists Lynn Sherr and Ellen Goodman, co-hosts of the She Votes! Our Battle for the Ballot podcast, will discuss the complex history of the women’s suffrage movement, and its enduring significance during their tenure reporting on women’s rights and social change issues.
Details and registration here

WPI Women on Wednesdays

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL SERIES

AUG 26: Suffrage at 100
Dr. Stacie Taranto and Dr. Leandra Zarnow, Suffrage at 100: Women in American Politics Since 1920
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SEPT 2: How Black Women Broke Barriers
Dr. Martha S. Jones, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All
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SEPT 9: She Votes!
Lynn Sherr and Ellen Goodman, She Votes! Our Battle for the Ballot
Register online

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Tuesday, Oct. 6 | 5 PM


Citizenship and Suffrage: Examining the Relationship Between Race, Citizenship, and Women’s Right to Vote on the Nineteenth Amendment’s Centennial
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