The Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society
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St. Francis College welcomed Katharine Lee (Rutgers University)on March 20, 2018 to talk about The Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society & Women's Reform Movements as part of the Spring 2018 Senior Citizen Lecture Series, "From New Nation to World Power: Culture, Politics, and Society in the United States, 1789-1896."

(Learn about Philadelphia's Female Anti-Slavery Movement)

Katharine Lee holds a Ph.D. in History from Rutgers University. Her dissertation is titled "'The Young Women Here Enjoy a Liberty': Philadelphia Women and the Public Sphere, 1760s-1840s. She teaches in the Rutgers University Department of History, the Douglass Residential College, and the Rutgers Honors College.

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Speakers for the series, From New Nation to World Power, are programmed by History Professor Sara Rzeszutek.