I am excited to add to the conversation about Annie Smith Peck for the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities at the Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island on December 6, 2018!
Check out the trailer here:
The event includes:
– Research presentation by series creator Charlotte Mangin on Sissieretta Jones and Annie Smith Peck, two remarkable women from Rhode Island history
– Screening of the UNLADYLIKE2020 trailer and a sneak peek of the first episode in the series, which tells the story of aviator Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman pilot
– Panel discussion with Charlotte Mangin, Hannah Kimberley, author of A Woman’s Place Is at the Top, a biography of Annie Smith Peck, Morgan Grefe, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Ray Rickman, Executive Director and Robb Dimmick, Programming Director at Stages of Freedom, moderated by Christina Bevilacqua, Programs & Exhibitions Director at the Providence Public Library
– Community conversation about women’s history, African American history, Rhode Island history, and women’s empowerment
– All original artwork by Amelie Chabannes