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Complex Worlds of Victorian Women

In connection with the exhibition, "Victoria: A Ruling Image", Associate Professor of History Jean Pedersen will give a talk titled ‘Queen Victoria, Susan B. Anthony, and the Complex Worlds of Victorian Women." This talk provides new insight into the complex worlds of Victorian women by exploring nineteenth-century European and American debates over women’s rights and roles.

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen is Associate Professor of History in the Humanities Department of the Eastman School of Music and the History Department of the University of Rochester.

Her research and teaching interests include European history, comparative European and American history, international women’s history, and the history of feminism from the fifteenth century to today.This talk is part of her new project on “the international Susan B. Anthony.”

Reception to follow.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Rush Rhees Library, Plutzik Room, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation Department
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Event Type

Lectures and Talks


General Public, Faculty, Students, Alumni


humanities, diversity



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