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  1. Kenosha History Center Exhibit on Women's Suffrage

    February 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Kenosha History Center

    Carthage College intern Mia Morton has researched and designed this exhibit celebrating Women's Suffrage in Kenosha County. This exhibit looks at the figures and events in the efforts of local women to win the recognition of their civil rights, and the opposition to suffrage. Suffrage divided Kenosha's women between reformers and staunch traditionalists who asked "Why force a woman to vote?" This exhibit will run through the fall of 2020.

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  2. Kenosha History Center Woman's History Exhibit: "Public Freedom/Private Space"

    February 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Kenosha History Center

    The Kenosha History Center's ongoing Women's History exhibit, "Public Freedom/Private Space," looks at women in the early 20th century. As their place in public society was slowly won, the separate spheres of Victorian society transformed into shared public and private spaces. This exhibit makes use of the Dovie Horvitz Women's Collection, a curated collection of items representing the public and private lives of ordinary women from 1850 to 1950, and will be on display through 2020. The collection was generously donated to the History Center by Mrs. Horvitz, and an online database for the collection is available from the UW Library system at:

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  3. Women of Science at Carthage College

    February 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hedburg Library, Carthage College

    In honor of Carthage College’s 150 Years of Women celebration, several Carthage organizations will explore the impact of women in the different fields of science. This event is free and open to the public. The participants/activities include: - Theta Chi Delta (Chemistry Club): Learn about Rosalind Franklin’s research in chemistry. - Psi Chi Honors (Psychology Club): Find out how eye tracking works with research from Anne Treisman and Molly Potter. - Gamma Nu Sigma (Neuroscience Academic Fraternity Club): Discover how the brain works and review notable women neuroscientists. - Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honors Society): Examine biology as the study of all living things. - Society of Physics Students: Understand how physics is the study of matter, energy, and force, and how each component interacts with one another.

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  4. Fighting for Home

    February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Wartburg Theatre, Carthage College

    The Carthage Theatre Department presents “Fighting for Home,” a verbatim theatre project by Professor Martin McClendon and directed by Instructor Marcella Kearns. This play examines the issues of women in the armed forces. Based on interviews with women specifically about issues related to being a female in the military in the last 30 years, “Fighting For Home” will highlight women’s struggles to protect their country from all enemies while they deal with rapidly-changing policies and deeply-entrenched beliefs within the military.

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