On Fri., March 16, at noon, Dr. Lynne Iglitzin will present an illustrated talk, “Trail-Blazing Photojournalist: Margaret Bourke-White,” at the Woman’s Century Club, a 120-year-old social club founded by suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt.
The club meets in the parlor of the Harvard Exit Theater, 807 E. Roy. The presentation is open to the public; a $5 donation for lunch is suggested.
Lynne Iglitzin was a professor of political science at the University of Washington for many years. She is the author of several books, including Women in the World. She has chaired the Seattle Human Rights Commission, and served on the boards of the ACLU of Washington State and the Northwest Women’s Law Center. She is a founding board member of Youth in Focus, a program promoting photography as a tool for motivating youth, and she holds a Ph.D. in political science from Bryn Mawr College.
The Woman’s Century Club hosts monthly programs and luncheons on the third Friday of each month in the parlor of the Harvard Exit Theater. The club’s website, www.womanscenturyclub.org, lists upcoming events. The club also awards an annual scholarship to an outstanding female student.
Dr. Iglitzin’s talk is presented in conjunction with National Women’s History Month, and is sponsored by Humanities Washington (www.humanities.org) through its statewide Speakers Bureau. The Speakers Bureau brings Washington’s finest scholars, historians, musicians, and storytellers to local communities to give dynamic presentations at libraries, schools, museums, and other community organizations.