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Women and Political Action in the 19th Century South Examined

Duquesne University welcomes Dr. Laura Edwards, professor of history at Duke University, who will present Honey, I’m Going to See a Magistrate: Rethinking Women and Political Action in the 19th Century South at its annual history forum lecture.Edwards, whose research interests focuses on women and gender, is the author of The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South and Scarlett Doesn’t Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era.

When: Thursday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.

Information: This event if free and open to the public. Act 48 Credits are available. Call 412.396.6470 or visit www.duq.edu/historyforum for more information.

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