Dr. Susan Goodier speaking October 15

Three generations of women and men who agitated for woman suffrage drew the attention–sometimes supportive, but often hostile–of a curious public during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Using illustrations and photographs, Dr. Susan Goodier will highlight some of the people, events, and arguments of the woman suffrage movement, showing just why it took so long for women to get a right we often take for granted today.

Lecture will take place on Sunday, October 15 at 6 pm in the Carriage House Theater.
$10 Museum members, $12 General public.

Susan Goodier studies U.S. women’s activism, particularly woman suffrage activism, from 1840 to 1920. She earned a master’s degree in Gender History in 1999, a doctorate in Public Policy History, with subfields in International Gender and Culture and Black Women’s Studies, in 2007, and a Women’s Studies master’s degree in 2008, all from SUNY at Albany.

At SUNY Oneonta she teaches courses in Women’s History, New York State history, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and Progressivism. Dr. Goodier is a public scholar for Humanities New York and the coordinator for the Upstate New York Women’s History Organization (UNYWHO). She is also the book review editor for the New York History journal. The University of Illinois published her first book, No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement, in 2013. Her next book, coauthored with Karen Pastorello, is Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State. Published by Cornell University Press in September 2017, the book helps to mark the centennial of women voting in New York State.

Woman’s Protest is sponsored by the Cayuga Community Fund.