LECTURE: Brooklyn’s Plymouth Church in the Civil War Era (A Ministry of Freedom)
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014, 2-4p.m.
Co-authors Lois Rosebrooks and Frank Decker speak about their recent book, exploring the history of a Brooklyn church which served as a busy stop on the Underground Railroad as well as a critical player in the abolitionist movement.
The talk will be followed by an informal Q&A accompanied by a tea.
LECTURE: The Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Influence on Woman’s Rights
Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 2-4p.m.
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Join Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner as she details traditional Iroquois society’s radical women’s rights and how they were envied and praised by early feminists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslyn Gage.
The talk will be followed by an informal Q&A and high tea.
This lecture is sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, Speakers in the Humanities program.