Rethinking American Feminism, 1948-1977


Combined format


New York, NY and Online


July 11-22, 2022 (residential); and September 20, October 18, and November 15, 2022 and January 14-15, 2023 (virtual)


3 weeks


Professional Development Program

Professional Development Program Type

Professional Development Program Audience




The New-York Historical Society is delighted to announce this institute for 30 K-12 educators to explore the history of feminism in 20th century America. This hybrid institute includes two weeks at the New-York Historical Society from July 11-22, 2022, plus virtual follow-up sessions in September, October, November, and January. Participants will learn how to incorporate the voices of a diverse range of women into their instruction on 20th century US history through interactive pedagogy workshops, conversations with guest 19 faculty members, gallery tours, and more.

Project Director(s)

Leslie Hayes; Nick Juravich

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty

Elizabeth Castle; Marisa Chappel; Anna Danzinger Halperin; Ashley Farmer; Johanna Fernández; Marcella Gilbert; Shola Lynch; Chrisopher C. Martell; Premilla Nadasen; Mary Phillips; Virginia Sánchez Korrol; Robyn Spencer; Marjorie Spruill; Kaylene Stevens Petrin; Kirsten Swinth; Madonna Thunder Hawk; Jay Toole; Elaine Tyler May

Grantee Institution

New-York Historical Society

Funded through the Division of Education Programs