• Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lori D. Ginzberg

Ginzberg discusses Women's Rights in 19th century America

"Musings of a Feminist Historian"
Wednesday, October 13th 1pm
The Poetry Center, Sawyer Library
73 Tremont Street


“Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life”
Thursday, October 14th, 3pm
First Floor Function Room, Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont 


Lori D. Ginzberg is a professor of history and women's studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of several books on nineteenth century women's intellectual lives and political identities. Her most recent book, Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life, offers a view of the complicated life and legacy of the nineteenth century's foremost feminist thinker. Professor Ginzberg's other books include Untidy Origins: A Story of Woman's Rights in Antebellum New York (2005) and Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States (1990). Professor Ginzberg teaches courses in U.S. history, women's history, lesbian and gay history, and feminist theory.

A graduate of Oberlin College, Professor Ginzberg has an M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University.

Lori Ginzberg will be visiting the College as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar from October 12th to October 15th.  During her time on campus, Ginzberg will be talking with students and faculty about the Suffrage movement, Women’s Rights, and the intersections of gender, race and class in 19th century America. 

These Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lectures are sponsored by the Communication and Journalism Department, the History Department, Women’s Studies, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The events are free and open to the public. Receptions will follow.

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