Join the Boston Public Library in partnership with the GBH Forum Network for an online Lowell Lecture with Barbara F. Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement. BPL President David Leonard will moderate this program, which is part of our "Arc of History: Contested Perspectives" series. This conversation is also part of the esteemed Lowell Lecture series at the Boston Public library. People who wish to attend will need to register at the GBH Forum Network event page.
Barbara Berenson is the author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers (2018), Boston in the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution (2014), and Walking Tours of Civil War Boston: Hub of Abolitionism (2011, 2d ed. 2014). She is the co-editor of Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts (2012). Barbara earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her law degree from Harvard Law School. She is on the boards of Boston By Foot and the Royall House & Slave Quarters. She worked as a Senior Attorney at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court until June 2019. She has taught a course on woman suffrage at Tufts University. She is currently a lecturer at Harvard Law School. Please see www.barbarafberenson.com for more information.
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Part of the Boston Public Library’s mission is to support lifelong learning, education and civic engagement that is “Free to All” including programs that bring figures and experts of note into conversation and dialogue. Arc of History: Contested Perspectives is a mini-series informed by historical moments and movements, recent and long past. The series is presented virtually in conjunction with the Lowell Institute and is produced and archived by the WGBH Forum network. For more information, please visit https://forum-network.org/series/history-talks-boston-public-library/.