Herstory: Lucienne Beard on Alice Paul and the Equal Rights Amendment

Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 
East Pyne, Room 010
Event Category: 
Co-sponsored Event
Audience: 
Princeton University Community: Faculty, Fellows, Students, Staff

Lucienne Beard, Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute,  will talk about Alice Paul's tireless efforts to help get woman the vote in 1920, along with Alice's work for an equal rights amendemnt.  Lucienne will also highlight the many events held at API, and opportunites for girls to learn leadership skills.  Current efforts about the ERA will also be discussed.

Ms. Beard will be introduced by Lynda Dodd *04,  LAPA Fellow 2018-2019.  Lynda's teaching and research focuses on American political and constitutional development, constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, and civil rights litigation.  As a LAPA fellow she is completing a new book project entitled Sisterhood of Struggle:  Alice Paul, the National Woman's Party, and the Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment

Open to Princeton University staff, faculty, and graduate students.

Space is limited, please RSVP by Monday, April 22

Organized by Tina Dwyer, Program Coordinator of Applied and Computational Mathematics. Co-Sponsored by WERG, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, the Center for Collaborative History, LGBT ERG, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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Lucienne Beard
Executive Director, Alice Paul Institute

Lucienne Beard has been active with the Alice Paul Institute (API) since 1994, first as a volunteer and a board member and from 2000-2007 as API’s Program Director, establishing the interpretive story for public visitation at Paulsdale and creating the Alice Paul Leadership Programs for girls. She has been the Executive Director at API since 2012. She has a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University and an MA in American History from Rutgers University. Beard has served on the boards of the Girl Scouts, PA Museums, New Century Trust, and currently is Treasurer on the board of the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and a steering committee member for the Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative and a New Jersey delegate to the Vision 2020. Lucy and her husband live in Mount Laurel only a few miles from Paulsdale and have three children living in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Lynda Dodd
2018-2019 LAPA Fellow

From 2010-2018, Lynda Dodd *04 served as the Joseph H. Flom Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science at The City University of New York-City College. Her teaching and research focus on American political and constitutional development, constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, and civil rights litigation. Her forthcoming book, Taming the Rights Revolution: The Supreme Court, Constitutional Torts, and the Elusive Quest for Accountability (Cambridge University Press), examines the political and legal debates regarding civil rights litigation under Section 1983, from its origins in the Civil Rights Act of 1871 to the Roberts Court era. She earned her J.D. at Yale Law School and her Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton University. As a LAPA fellow she is working on a book project entitled Sisterhood of Struggle: Alice Paul, the National Woman's Party, and the Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment (Cambridge University Press).