100 Years of Women Voting Symposium

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Thomas Jefferson Building, First Floor

10 First Street SE

Washington, DC 20540

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A two-day symposium featuring panel and keynote talks from leading experts on the Suffrage Movement and its legacy.

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Join the United States Capitol Historical Society and the John W. Kluge Center for a symposium looking at 100 years of women voting in the United States. This symposium is made possible by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission.

May 14

Panel 1: Diverse Voices in the Suffrage Movement

5:00pm - 6:15pm

Moderator: Elizabeth Novara, Curator, Women's History Specialist, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress

Panelists:

Lori Harrison-Kahan

Nancy Bird-Soto

Jacqueline Jones Royster

Day 1 Keynote: Christina Wolbrecht

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Reception and Tour of Library Women's Suffrage Exhibit

7:30pm - 8:30pm

May 15

Panel 2: Race and Gender in Politics, the Last 100 Years

9:00am - 10:15am

Moderator: Liette Gidlow

Panelists:

Andra Gillespie

Marcia Fudge

Cathleen Cahill

Panel 3: Gender and Political Participation

10:30am - 11:45am

Moderator: Colleen Shogan

Panelists:

Kay Schlozman

Cathy Wineinger

Bettye Collier-Thomas

Luncheon: 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Day 2 Keynote: Martha Jones

12:45pm - 1:45pm

Panel 4: Women in Leadership

Moderator: Jane Campbell

Panelists:

Mary Landrieu

Michele Swers

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LJ-119

Thomas Jefferson Building, First Floor

10 First Street SE

Washington, DC 20540

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