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Reproductive Rights and Justice in the 1970’s and Today

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March 20: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UVM History professor Felicia Kornbluh discusses the campaigns to decriminalize abortion and to control sterilization abuse in the years before and after Roe v. Wade. She uses this history as a launching point to explore strategies that might be effective in restoring reproductive rights today.

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About the Presenter

Dr. Felicia Kornbluh (she/they) is Professor of History and of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, and affiliated faculty member in Jewish Studies, at the University of Vermont. Her third book, A WOMAN’S LIFE IS A HUMAN LIFE: My Mother, Our Neighbor, and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice (Grove, 2023) appeared in paperback in January, 2024. A WOMAN’S LIFE was described in The New York Times as a “comprehensive, compelling chronicle,” and, by Pulitzer Prize-winning legal scholar David Garrow as “essential reading in these harrowing days.”


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March 20
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Goodrich Memorial Library
202 Main St
Newport, VT 05855 United States
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Vermont Humanities
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