When
Monday March 24, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Cost: FREE 
 
Where
Omni Parker House
60 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
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Questions about the event or how to register?
 
Contact: 
Brian Patterson
Pioneer Institute
bpatterson@pioneerinstitute.org
617-723-2277

The forum will conclude with a book signing session:

Cokie Roberts, author, Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty 

 

Valerie Boyd, author, Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

 
Catherine Clinton,
author, Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

 

Joan Hedrick, author, Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

 


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Celebrate Women's History Month with Pioneer Institute at a special forum, "Remember the Ladies": Women in U.S. History, Literature, and Schooling, with Cokie Roberts, political commentator for ABC News, National Public Radio Morning Edition contributor, and author of Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, which were both New York Times best sellers, and 
Valerie Boyd, Associate Professor, Journalism and Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer-in Residence, University of Georgia, and author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale HurstonOur featured speakers and panelists will discuss the importance of women's contributions to history and literature.
 

Confirmed panelists include: Joan HedrickCharles A. Dana Professor of History, Trinity College and author of Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life (1995 Pulitzer Prize winner); Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas and author of

The Death and Resurrection of a Coherent Literature Curriculum: What Secondary English Teachers Can Do; and Catherine ClintonProfessor of U.S. History, Queen's University Belfast and author of Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom.

 

This event is co-sponsored by Pioneer Institute, the Program on Education Policy & Governance at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School, The Concord Review, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, CitizenshipFirst, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts. 

 

Lunch will be provided, and a book-signing will follow the program.