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Meet author Kirsten Swinth at Harvard Coop
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop)
Date: February 26, 2019 to February 26, 2019
Where: Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop), 1400 Mass. Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 02138
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Meet author Kirsten Swinth

Discussion & Signing

Feminism's Forgotten Fight The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family

A spirited defense of feminism, arguing that the lack of support for working mothers is less a failure of second-wave feminism than a rejection by reactionaries of the sweeping changes they campaigned for. When people discuss feminism, they often lament its failure to deliver on the promise that women can "have it all." But as Kirsten Swinth argues in this provocative book, it is not feminism that has betrayed women, but a society that balked at making the far-reaching changes for which activists fought. Feminism's Forgotten Fight resurrects the comprehensive vision of feminism's second wave at a time when its principles are under renewed attack


About the Author:

Kirsten Swinth is Associate Professor of History and American Studies at Fordham University and the author of Painting Professionals: Women Artists and the Development of Modern American Art, 1870-1930
Phone: 617-499-2000
Cost: Free
Location: Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop)1400 Mass Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

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