The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

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March 9 New-York Historical Society: “Monumental Women: A Statue for Central Park”

Skylight Salon—Monumental Women: A Statue for Central Park 
March 9, 5:30 – 7 pm, Skylight Gallery

Central Park currently boasts 23 statues of men. Conspicuously absent among them are portrayals of real women. Michele H. Bogart, professor of American visual culture studies at Stony Brook University, and Pam Elam, president of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Statue Fund discuss the recent initiative to bring depictions of women’s right’s pioneers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony into the park and into the larger conversation.

There is no fee for this event, but registration is required. Please RSVP to Lindsay King, Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.