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Guest Speaker Announced for UCM Constitution Week

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 29, 2016) –Carol Faulkner, Ph.D., professor of history at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will present Lucretia Mott at Seneca Falls: Religion, Race, and Women's Rights at 7 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 15, in Union 238.

Dr. Carol Faulkner
Carol Faulkner, Ph.D.

Faulkner’s presentation is presented as part of UCM’s observance of Constitution Week. The sponsors for the event are the Department of History, Anthropology, Africana Studies, and Social Studies; the Department of Government, International Studies, and Languages; and the American Democracy Project at UCM.

A historian of 19th century America, Faulkner is a specialist on and has published widely about women's history and the struggle for women's rights. She has authored two books, Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in 19th-Century America (2011), and Women's Radical Reconstruction: The Freedmen's Aid Movement (2003). She has also co-edited Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons, which will be released by the University of Illinois Press in 2017.

The event is free and open to the public.