Marjorie Spruill to Present Public Lecture – April 4

Marjorie J. Spruill, Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, is an authority on the American women’s rights movement. She has a particular interest in the intersection of ideas about gender and politics. Her first book, New Women of the New South: The Leaders of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Southern States, was a companion piece to a PBS special commemorating the 75 anniversary of the ratification of the 19 Amendment to the Constitution.

She will present a public lecture at the Charleston Museum on April 4, 2019 about her most recent book, Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics. Her presentation will be preceded by an informal reception, at which refreshments will be served and Dr. Spruill’s book will be available for purchase and signing.

Date & Time: Thursday, April 4, 5:30 pm -7:00 pm

Venue: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street

Cost: $25 per person, students (with student id) $10

Tickets can be purchased on-line at

For further information contact Gregg Smythe: or phone 843 442-1981.

-Submitted by The Princeton Club

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