Prof. Leslie Butler on "Democracy and 'the Woman Question' in Nineteenth-Century America"

Please join the History Department for the 2021 Ray Allen Billington lecture by Leslie Butler


Mar23
5:00 pm
2021-03-23 17:00:00 2021-03-23 17:00:00 Prof. Leslie Butler on "Democracy and 'the Woman Question' in Nineteenth-Century America"
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Leslie Butler is the Ray Allen Billington Visiting Professor in U.S. History at Occidental College. Her regular appointment is as an Associate Professor of History at Dartmouth College. Her research focuses on nineteenth-century American intellectual and cultural history, with a particular emphasis on ideas about liberalism and democracy. She is the author of Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform (University of North Carolina Press, 2007). A 2016-17 fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities supported her current research, which will result in a book entitled Democracy and 'the Woman Question' in Nineteenth-Century America.

Support for this event was generously provided by the Ray Allen Billington fund. 

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Leslie Butler is the Ray Allen Billington Visiting Professor in U.S. History at Occidental College. Her regular appointment is as an Associate Professor of History at Dartmouth College. Her research focuses on nineteenth-century American intellectual and cultural history, with a particular emphasis on ideas about liberalism and democracy. She is the author of Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform (University of North Carolina Press, 2007). A 2016-17 fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities supported her current research, which will result in a book entitled Democracy and 'the Woman Question' in Nineteenth-Century America.

Support for this event was generously provided by the Ray Allen Billington fund. 

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Line drawing depicting women at the polls, circa 19th century