Sally Roesch Wagner to speak at Memorial Union

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On April 17, scholar and author Sally Roesch Wagner will present “A Stolen History: The REAL Story of the Suffrage Movement” at 5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Sun Room. Dr. Roesch Wagner is the founder/director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation and teaches in Syracuse University’s Honors Program. Awarded one of the first doctorates in the country for work in women’s studies and a founder of one the first college-level women’s studies programs in the United States, Roesch Wagner is a leader in the field of women’s history and has authored several books on the women’s suffrage movement. In her presentation, Wagner will look how many of the issues of today, such equal pay for equal work and women’s reproductive rights, were also those of the early leaders in the women’s suffrage movement.