Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the premiere of The Citizen’s Senate, a new educational program that features a combination of archival footage and live performance in order to highlight key moments in American history when citizens have compelled the U.S. Senate to act. The first installment will examine the struggles and ultimate success of the final decade of the suffrage movement. The event will include a reception, performance of the program, and panel discussion moderated by Roberta Wollons, Ph.D., Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The conversation will include:
• Paula Austin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, Boston University
• Susan Ware, Ph.D., Honorary Women’s Suffrage Centennial Historian, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University
The Citizen’s Senate features a combination of archival footage and live performance.
ABOUT THE EDWARD M. KENNEDY INSTITUTE FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities.
REGISTRATION & SEATING
Registration opens no earlier than 5:30 PM. Registration and doors close 15 minutes after the start of the program. Some seats have obstructed views.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute strives to meet the needs of and be accessible to all of their visitors. We offer several options for assistance to visitors as listed on this page. Please reply to email@example.com as promptly as possible to request Communication Access services.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute frequently engages in photographing and recording programs and events for its own documentation and promotional purposes. Please notify a staff member or volunteer if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded during your visit.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Directions are on the Institute’s website. Parking is available in the Kennedy Institute lot.