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Virtual Gallier Gathering: Centennial Women’s Suffrage 1920-2020
The Centennial Woman’s Suffrage Project, an interdisciplinary group at Southeastern Louisiana University seeking to commemorate 100 years since the 19th Amendment’s ratification, will be participating in a Gallier Gathering panel discussing the project. Panelists include:

Dr. Carol Madere of the Department of Communication and Media Studies will speak on the national movement and laws which have changed to grant women more civil rights.

Dr. Lisa Moody of the English Department will describe the state suffrage movement.

Dr. Elizabeth Hornsby of the Department of Languages and Communication will discuss the black suffragists movement.

This panel discussion is part of a traveling exhibit on suffrage, which was produced through a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Rebirth Grant, and will be on display at Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses from November 30th-December 11th, 2020.

Dec 9, 2020 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Elizabeth Robertson Hornsby
Dr. Elizabeth Robertson Hornsby is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Languages and Communication at Southeastern Louisiana University where she teaches communication and media studies classes. She received her doctorate from Regent University in Communication Studies and a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. Her research interests include exploring race and gender discourse in physical and digital spaces through a black feminist lens. She has authored a chapter in Celebrity Media Effects: The Persuasive Power of the Stars and is currently working on a book chapter regarding race and sense making in the forthcoming edited collection Coloring Outside the Lines.
Dr. Carol Madere
Dr. Carol Madere is a Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University. She is currently the Elizabeth Weeks Jones Endowed Professor of the Humanities as well as undergraduate coordinator and a full-time faculty member. She earned bachelors and master's degrees from Louisiana State University and her doctorate from the University of Southern Mississippi. She teaches in the areas of strategic communication and journalism. She recently published three books, Viewpoints on Media Effects, Celebrity Media Effects, and How Celebrity Lives Affect Our Own.
Dr. Lisa Moody
Dr. Lisa Moody earned her doctorate from Louisiana State University where she was a Board of Regents Fellow. She has a Master’s Degree from Northwestern University, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago. She specializes in nineteenth-century literature, both American and British, with a focus on religion and realism. Currently, she is a full-time faculty member at Southeastern Louisiana University.