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American Women Symposium

Photo of Linda K. KerberLinda K. Kerber

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Thursday, June 19, 2003
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Keynote: Women and the Law

Linda K. Kerber is the May Brodbeck Professor in the Liberal Arts & Sciences and professor of history at the University of Iowa, where she also teaches courses in gender and legal history in the school’s College of Law. She is the author or editor of ten books, including No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship, which won the American Historical Association’s 1999 prizes for the best book in U.S. legal history and the best book in women’s history. In her writing and teaching, Kerber has emphasized the history of citizenship, gender, and authority. She has received awards for excellence in teaching, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, served as president of the Organization of American Historians and the American Studies Association, and currently is a member of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, a federal entity designed to promote cultural and scholarly exchanges between the two countries.

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