Oberlin Women’s History: Breaking Down the Barriers to Debate, 1835-1935
A Zoom Talk by Dr. Carly S. Woods, University of Maryland (pictured above)
Dr. Carly S. Woods will discuss how generations of women students fought for the right to debate and used the activity to create a space for themselves at Oberlin College and in their later social, political, and intellectual pursuits.
Dr. Woods is Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Communication, and Affiliate Faculty, Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Maryland. She is the author of Debating Women: Gender, Education, and Spaces for Argument, 1835-1945 (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2018).
The program will be moderated by Kathy Kendall ’58, Research Professor of Communication at the University of Maryland.
For further information, contact Clyde Owan ’79 at: firstname.lastname@example.org.