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In advance of the “She Can, We Can” series for 2020-21, which focuses on the women’s suffrage movement, the Women’s and Gender Studies department, the History department, and HNAC will host the talk “When Women Won the Right to Vote: An American Fiction.”

The presentation, by Dr. Lisa Tetrault of Carnegie Mellon University, will address the misleading common narrative of women’s suffrage and discuss the legacy of racism in the movement. The talk will explore suffrage’s complex history and speak on strategies for continuing the project of securing voting rights for all.

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be Monday, Oct. 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m., with a reception at 5 p.m.  It will be held at the UNCG Faculty Center.

 
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