Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emerita, Occidental College
Tuesday, November 10 @ 7.30 pm, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center
Popular visual imagery of American women during World War I reveals a key issue of early 20th c. women’s history: the rise of the modern “new woman.” World War I did not cause a major transformation in women’s roles or status, but media attention to women who were engaged in war service at home and abroad helped consolidate the perception of a new woman who challenged boundaries that had restricted women’s lives.
- Free public event
- Reception to follow