Writing for Women's Rights, from Miriam Michelson and the Suffrage Movement to Today - 92Y, New York

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Writing for Women's Rights, from Miriam Michelson and the Suffrage Movement to Today

Lori Harrison-Kahan and Joan Michelson
The Superwoman and Other Writings

In honor of the historic centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted suffrage to women, Lori Harrison-Kahan and Joan Michelson will discuss the role that women journalists played in securing the right to vote.

They will share the story of Miriam Michelson, a pioneering female journalist, women’s rights activist, and bestselling novelist who leveraged her fame to keep the suffrage movement in the headlines. They will also discuss why Miriam’s story remains relevant to women’s equality and advancement today.

Lori Harrison-Kahan

Lori Harrison-Kahan is the editor of The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson. She is an award-winning scholar and a professor …

Joan Michelson

Joan Michelson is the great-great niece of Miriam Michelson and wrote the foreword to The Superwoman and Other Writings

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