Janet L. McCoy
DUKE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S HISTORY EXPERT TO SPEAK AT AU
AUBURN -- Southern women's history expert Anne Firor Scott will give a public lecture at Auburn University on March 20 as part of the university's Women's Studies program.
Scott, the W.K. Boyd Professor of History emerita at Duke University, will speak on "One History or Two? Black and White Women in American History," at 4 p.m. in Broun Hall, Room 239.
A pioneer in the study of Southern women's history, Scott has written numerous books and articles. Some of her best known works are, The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, One Half The People, Making the Invisible Woman Visible and a collection of her essays, Natural Allies. Scott's most recent book is Unheard Voices: The First Historians of Southern Women.
Scott has earned honorary degrees from Radcliffe, the University of the South, Northwestern University and Cornell University.
Support for her visit is provided by AU Women's Studies Program, the AU Department of History, AU Center for the Arts and Humanities and the University Lectures Committee.
For more information, contact Ruth Crocker, associate professor of history at AU who also teaches Women's Studies courses, at 334/844-6647.