The American Lyceum is precursor to community colleges, yet little is known about its women lecturers.This panel will examine the ways women negotiated the brutal resistance they met with when speaking, as well as their troubled relationships with anti-slavery societies. Special attention will be given to Abbey Foster Kelly, Sarah & Angelina Grimke, Lidian Emerson, Helen Thoreau, Lucy Stone, Anna Dickinson, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Sarah Parker Remond, & Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott(Grace Greenwood). Wordfile proposals to email@example.com by September 30, 2012.
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