September 16, 7pm
Join us on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:00 PM, (on the eve of Constitution Day) for a celebration of Constitution Day via Zoom. Political scientist Virginia Sapiro, a scholar of gender politics, delivers a talk entitled “The Rise of the Independent Woman Suffrage Movement: A Non-Romantic Study of Coalition Politics.” This lecture is co-sponsored by the Skidmore College Political Science Department and Tang Teaching Museum, as part of the exhibition Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, and will be accessible via Zoom. Register for this event here: https://skidmore.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-BErA25rRWmiyi2PDYaYwQ
Virginia Sapiro is professor of political science and Dean Emerita of Arts & Sciences at Boston University. She spent most of her academic career as a professor at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. A member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, she is widely recognized for her expertise on gender politics, feminist theory, and political psychology. She is currently working on a book on the history of higher education in the United States.