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UCM Continues Study and Discussion of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

By Mike Greife, February 27, 2018

WARRENSBURG, MO – The University of Central Missouri will host the second in a series of three events in the “Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Speakers and Events Series” on Tuesday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 13.

This event will include a showing of the 2015 film, “Suffragette,” which examines the suffrage movement in England. Two showings of the film are planned for 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Elliott Union Cinema. Following the 5 p.m. showing, a panel consisting of Eric Tenbus, chair of the Department of History, Sociology, Anthropology and Cross-Disciplinary Studies, and Sara Brooks Sundberg, professor of history, will host a discussion of the film.

On March 13 the film about the suffrage movement in the United States, “Iron Jawed Angels,” will be shown in the Elliott Union Cinema at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., followed by a panel discussion with Sundberg; Darlene Budd, professor of political science; and Elizabeth Smith, instructor of history.

All events are free and open to the public.

The “Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Speakers and Events Series” at UCM is funded by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council, with additional support from the UCM Department of History, Sociology, Anthropology and Cross Disciplinary Studies.

For more information about the series, contact Sara Brooks Sundberg, professor of history, at ssundberg@ucmo.edu.

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