"It's your face that is carrying you through!”: Nancy Astor and Political Celebrity in Interwar Anglo-America

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The Department of History and the Anglo-California Foundation/Stansky Fund for British Studies
Lane History Corner, room 307
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This event is free and open to the public.

A talk by Laura Mayhall, Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences at The Catholic University of America.

Laura Mayhall is working on a book manuscript entitled Citizenship and Celebrity in Interwar Britain, which explores the resonances of aristocratic celebrity on interwar Anglo-American political culture between 1918 and 1939. She is the author of The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930 (Oxford University Press, 2003) and co-editor, with Ian Christopher Fletcher and Philippa Levine, of Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race (Routledge, 2000).  Professor Mayhall received her PhD. from Stanford University.

This event is open to the public.

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