Women of To-Morrow: The Social Activism of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Ormond Beach Historical Society hosts the fourth program in their 2024 Speaker Series. Attendees can learn how the literary friendship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow contributed to women’s suffrage and other first wave feminist endeavors. Dr. Ashley Lear draws upon research from her book on the two authors to describe the ways in which both women addressed systemic social issues through their literature and their literary reputations, their

Community Civics & Democracy Lecture Series

Nova Southeastern University’s Lifelong Learning Institute Civics & Democracy Series is free and open to the community. This event is the final lecture of the 8-parts series. Dr. Zelden will lead a recap and community conversation on themes presented over the past 7 months, including voting rights, voter suppression, suffrage, power of protest, and ideological polarization. Attendees are welcome to participate even if they have not attended all of the

Notable Women from the FORUM Archives

The list of notable Florida women is long. We’ve highlighted some of those lesser-known heroes in the pages of the Summer 2021 FORUM, shining a light on legacies that Floridians see every day, often unaware of the powerful females behind them. Florida Humanities, however, has also frequently featured women whose names and accomplishments are far more familiar. You’ll find them in the vast FORUM archives Here’s a look at just
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