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Spring 2013

The following programs will be held at the Fort Negley Visitors' Center, 1100 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37203, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.



This special series will be held in conjunction with the University of Tennessee Press and its new 2013 publication of Tennessee Women in the Progressive Era: Toward the Public Sphere in the New South, edited by Mary A. Evins. Featured speakers are authors of essays in Tennessee Women. THS members in attendance will also receive a discount on the upcoming book.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Beyond the Nineteenth Amendment: Progressive Women’s Public Roles in Society
“The Paradoxes of Women’s Work at the Turn into the 20th Century”
Mary A. Evins, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University
“Women Transforming Farm Family Economics through Canning”
Minoa B. Uffelman, PhD, Austin Peay State University

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Stretching Old South Limits of Propriety: Progressive Women in the Church and in Athletics
“Church of Christ Women: The Fight Fought and Lost in the Late 19th Century”
Carole Stanford Bucy, PhD, Volunteer State Community College
“Sports and Social Mobility: Women's Sports as Leading Edge”
Mary Ellen Pethel, PhD, Harpeth Hall

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Religious Values, Societal Responsibilities, and the Public Work of Progressive Women
“The Urban Settlement House Movement in Tennessee and Women’s Roles in Race Relations”
Janice M. Leone, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University
“The Public Work of Women Who Stood Firm against Lynching in Tennessee”
Paula Hinton, PhD, Tennessee Tech University


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

“Public Memory in the Nineteenth Century: A Case Study of the Tennessee Historical Society”
Tom Kanon, PhD, Tennessee State Library and Archives

Dr. Kanon will address the THS membership, drawing from his research on how historical societies used their collections of museum and archives material in the shaping of how we view history.

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Other Programs

Tennessee History Day
Date: April 20, 2013
Location: War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, TN

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