Women’s History Month Event: A GWS Talk with Dr. Lynne Getz

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies presents

“The Burden of Family History: When Pioneer Grandmothers Disappoint Us, and Other Fraught Tales”

A GWS Talk with Dr. Lynne Getz

 Lynne Getz is Professor of History and Faculty Affiliate of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at Appalachian State University. Her book, Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History, won the Barbara "Penny" Kanner Prize and the Armitage-Jameson Prize for the best book in western women's history for 2018. She teaches 19th-20th Century American history, the American West, and western women's history in the Department of History, where she has resided since 1990.

Monday, March 18, 5-6 pm, 114 Belk Library

Appalachian State University’s Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies program is an academic program housed in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Gender, Women’s, And Sexuality Studies program offers a GWS B.A., an undergraduate and graduate GWS minor, an LGBT Studies minor, a Girls’ Studies minor, and a GWS graduate certificate.