Leading Author and Historian Will Speak at Susquehanna University
SELINSGROVE—The Women’s Studies Program at Susquehanna University will sponsor guest lecturer Lori Ginzberg on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the university’s Stretansky Concert Hall. The program is free and open to the public.
Ginzberg, a historian from the Pennsylvania State University, will focus on one of the most important figures in the history of the American women’s rights movement, based on her newly published book, “Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life.”
“At once critical and admiring, Ginzberg captures Stanton’s ambiguous place in the world of reformers and intellectuals, describes how she changed the world, and suggests that Stanton left a mixed legacy that continues to haunt American feminism,” says the book’s publisher. Copies will be available to purchase at the lecture, and a signing will follow.
Ginzberg is a professor of history and women’s studies at Penn State. She has written several books on women’s history, including “Untidy Origins: A Story of Woman’s Rights in Antebellum New York.”
Founded in 1858, Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college that prepares students for achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, interconnected world. Academic excellence, study away and service learning, student-faculty collaboration, and rich opportunities for creative and personal growth are hallmarks of a Susquehanna University education. Susquehanna students come from 36 states and 13 countries, and more than 90 percent of them find jobs or pursue graduate study within six months of graduation. The university is located in central Pennsylvania, in the town of Selinsgrove, along the banks of the scenic Susquehanna River and about three hours from major East Coast cultural, financial and recreational centers. For more information, visit www.susqu.edu.
Karen M. Jones