NEH Summer Seminar – St. Louis

| February 3, 2011

ANNOUNCING:

VARIETIES OF AMERICAN FEMINISM, 1830-1930,” A NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE
HUMANITIES SUMMER SEMINAR FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS to be held in St. Louis,
Missouri, from June 27 to July 22, 2011.

Sponsored by the Program in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at
Washington University-St. Louis, this seminar introduces teachers to the
fundamental ideas of the first American woman’s move­ment.  Seminar
parti­cipants read texts by Judith Sargent Murray, Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Anna Julia Cooper,
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ida B. Wells, Jane Addams, Emma Goldman, Crystal
Eastman, and Eleanor Roose­velt, among others.  The seminar helps teachers
of U.S. history and literature enrich their curricula by giving them a
deeper understanding of the historical origins and varieties of American
feminism.  The director is Elisabeth Israels Perry, Emeritus Professor of
History and Women’s Studies at Saint Louis University.  Participants receive
a stipend of $3,300 to cover travel, living, and incidental expenses.  For
more information about the seminar and instructions on how to apply, see
http://wgss.artsci.wustl.edu/NEH.