The Women Veterans Historical Project at UNC Greensboro will host its Annual Women in the U.S. Military Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 25, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library.
“Race, Gender, and Nursing: Civil-Military Relations and the U.S. Army Nurse Corps” will feature Dr. Charissa J. Threat, Associate Professor of History at Chapman University, where she will discuss her research and book, Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps. The book investigates the parallel battles against occupational segregation and discrimination by African American women and white men in the U.S. Army.
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged. Visit https://wvhp_speaker_2020.eventbrite.com to register today.