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Podcast: Dr. Treva Lindsey-Women of Color and the Fight for Suffrage

Published: June 22, 2020

In this episode, Dr Treva Lindsey discusses the role that women of color have played in the struggle for the right to vote both before the 19th Amendment was passed and since. Dr Lindsey is an Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University… Read More

America’s Other Audubon, by Joy M. Kiser

Published: June 19, 2020

By Pat Williamsen Genevieve Jones first viewed John James Audubon’s engravings for Birds of America at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. She appreciated his exquisite engravings but believed he had neglected an important aspect of the birds he illustrated. Upon returning home to Circleville, she set about the ambitious task of… Read More

Pathways- Working 9 to 5: Ohio Women’s Push for Equality in the Workplace, by Missy G. Flinn

Published: June 18, 2020

When The American Film Institute revealed its full slate of films being presented for the AFI Docs 2020 Film Festival, they help up “American Factory” Oscar winners Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar and their newest film, “9to5: The Story of a Movement.” Ohio Humanities provided early… Read More

Only Floss the Ones You Want to Keep, or Humanities and the “New Normal,” By Missy G. Flinn

Published: June 17, 2020

The Economist announced a few weeks ago: “Society will not be the same after lockdowns are lifted. China’s experience suggests that social lives will suffer even as work lives return to normal.” “Normal?” After I had a stroke and found out I had a heart… Read More

Conversations at Home: James Madison

Published: June 16, 2020

“ The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. ― James Madison… Read More

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