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Sally Roesch Wagner: An Evening with Matilda Joslyn Gage

Loyola press release - April 4, 2000

Friday, April 7, 2000
7:30 p.m.
Loyola University New Orleans
Monroe Hall
Nunemaker Auditorium

Along with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage was a driving force behind the National Women’s Suffrage Association a century ago. Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner will present her stunning portrayal of a woman who stood apart from and dared to confront convention. A research affiliate with the University of California, Wagner travels the country performing and lecturing. She is a historian and one of the first women in the country to earn a doctorate for work in women’s studies. A founder of one of the nation’s first women’s studies programs, she is the author of many books and articles on the women’s movement and radical reform in the 19th century.

Sponsored by the Loyola Women’s Center and Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Also funded by Biever Guest Lecture Series and the Office of Grants and Research.

For information, contact Connie Rodriguez at 865-2599.