Reproductive Rights in Historical Context (Morning Session)
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400 Price: Free, registration required
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New-York Historical’s Center for Women’s History is pleased to present the second annual Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women’s History, organized to coincide with the opening of the Center on the newly renovated fourth floor. This year, the day-long event will focus on the history of reproductive justice, featuring a keynote address and three panel discussions exploring the context of this fundamental issue. Topics to be addressed include the fluctuating legal and cultural status of contraception throughout American history, the evolution of obstetrics and gynecological medicine, and the role of race and class in the birth control movement.