Tuesday, June 9, 2020 | 7:00PM
After a brief business meeting, this online gathering will provide an interactive segment that:
- Features Anne Perkins, author of Yale Needs Women, “live” online
- Highlights her book on the admission of women to Yale College 50 years ago in 1969-1970–a tumultuous year that also included May Day/Vietnam War strikes, Earth Day, and the Black Panther Trials
- Includes live participation from a panel of our club members who were among Yale’s first undergraduate women in YC 1971, 1972 and 1973
- Gives you the opportunity to submit questions in advance or real-time to Anne Perkins and our panelists
Anne Gardiner Perkins is an award-winning historian and higher education expert, and the author of Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of and Ivy League Giant (Sourcebooks, 2019). Yale Needs Women, based on six years of archival research and eighty oral histories, chronicles the early years of undergraduate coeducation at Yale, 1969-1972. It received strong reviews in the New York Times and Washington Post, and was named by Forbes magazine as one of the top ten higher education books of 2019.
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