For the NEH…

Historians Joan Kelly, Alice Kessler-Harris, Joan Scott, and Nell Painter, photographer Candacy Taylor, and filmmaker Mira Nair. What do these women have in common? All received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a government-funded agency now more than a half-century old. Operating under the banner “Because democracy demands wisdom,” the NEH provides funds to “cultural institutions, such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, … Continue reading For the NEH…

FRIDAY MARCH 1st: Opening Night & Keynote Speaker ALICE KESSLER-HARRIS

Friday March 1, 2013 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Registration in Heimbold Lobby — Pick up your conference materials and mingle with other passionate women’s historians! 6:00 p.m. HEIMBOLD AUDITORIUM: THE MAIN EVENT! Welcome Address: Rona Holub, Director, Women’s History Graduate Program, Sarah Lawrence College Keynote Address: Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History, Columbia University Alice Kessler-Harris earned her PhD from Rutgers in 1968. … Continue reading FRIDAY MARCH 1st: Opening Night & Keynote Speaker ALICE KESSLER-HARRIS