Women's History Month 2021 Lecture

To view a recording of this event, please visit our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDTq-dERruI&t=12s

"Female Political Power Before the Vote: Why Some Washington D.C. Ladies Saw No Need for Women's Rights in the 1840s"

Women's History Month Lecture featuring Dr. Amy S. Greenberg

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 3:30-4:30pm CST | Zoom Webinar

On March 24, 2021, Dr. Amy S. Greenberg (George Winfree Professor of History and Women’s Studies at Penn State University), author of Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk (Vintage Press, 2020), presented at our annual Women's History Month Lecture. This Zoom webinar was moderated by Dr. Robert Elder (Assistant Professor of History at Baylor University) and sponsored by the Baylor University Department of History.

Amy S. Greenberg is the George Winfree Professor of History and Women's Studies at Penn State University, where she has taught since receiving her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1995. Dr. Greenberg is the author of five books, including the award winning A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of MexicoManifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire, and, most recently, the biography Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk, published by Alfred A. Knopf/Vintage. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities, been awarded Penn State's highest award for teaching, and is president-elect of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.