2018 Women’s History Alliance Symposium, “Arizona Women: Advocating for Change”
When: October 12, 2018 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: the Arizona Heritage Center, 1300 North College Ave., Tempe, AZ
What: Free day-long symposium on the history of Arizona Women advocating for change.
- Various panels made up of writers of history including academics, public historians and successful writers with a history avocation will discuss particular aspects of “Arizona Women Advocating for Change” and engage the audience in lively discussions.
- Themes include early efforts at advocacy, including the ways women advocated for change before Arizona’s successful 1912 legislation giving women the vote, how advocacy has changed over time and the relevance of advocacy today. In the process of exploring experiences of women from all walks of life speakers will share their own experiences researching and writing about women.
Keynote Speaker: Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Chair of the National Women’s History Project
Lunch is provided by a grant from the Arizona Archives Alliance.
Nominations due for the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame 2019 inductions.