SOHA acknowledges 2020 as the Centennial of the 19th Amendment, which upheld women’s rights to vote in the United States. The #SOHA2020 Virtual Conference features a roundtable, “How Feminisms Inform Our Work: Honoring 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage,” on Saturday, September 12, 2020, 11:30 am-12:30 am Pacific Time. Register through our SOHA 2020 Conference website.
The panelists include:
Karen S. Harper, Historical Society of Long Beach
Karen Harper, an independent writing and editing professional, has greatly served and participated in SOHA, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. She is an experienced oral historian who has created youth oral history programs, for example, with the Historical Society of Long Beach.
Joyce Moore, UNLV Archives, Independent Scholar
Joyce Moore is an Archivist at UNLV University Libraries and is a long-time SOHA leader and a member of the Board of Directors. She has served as SOHA’s Historian since 2015.
Elizabeth Rule (Chickasaw), George Washington University
Rule serves as the Assistant Director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy and Faculty in Residence at George Washington University. Her work has been published in the American Quarterly and the American Indian Culture and Research Journal, and her research has been featured in the Washington Post, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, The Atlantic, and NPR. Her book manuscript, ”Reproducing Resistance: Gendered Violence and Indigenous Nationhood,” explores the intersection of Native American/First Nations women’s reproductive justice issues and gender violence. Rule received her Ph.D. and M.A. in American Studies from Brown University, and her B.A. from Yale University. She is an enrolled citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.
Joanne Goodwin, UNLV
Joanne Goodwin is a history professor at UNLV. She researches 20th Century U.S. History with a specialization in women and gender history. She directed the Las Vegas Women Oral History Project stored at the Lied Library of UNLV and the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada until 2017.
We look forward to “seeing” you all at our SOHA 2020 Virtual Conference.