Women's History Month Lecture Set For Thursday

March 13, 2000

by LoAna Lopez

Dr. Ellen Carol Dubois, professor of history at the University of California in Los Angeles, will speak about the first convention in United States history that called for equal rights for women in a lecture titled "Why Seneca Falls?" at 2 p.m. Thursday in Meadows Recital Hall in the McCrary Music Building on the Baylor University campus. The lecture is sponsored by the history department and the University Lecturers Committee.

Dubois, a Guggenheim Fellow, won the American Historical Association's Joan Kelly Prize for the best book in women's history, "Winning of Woman Suffrage." She has authored and edited several publications, and served on the executive committee of the Organization of American History and the editorial board of the Journal of American History.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 710-6296.

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