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Martha Swain Speaker Series: Anastasia C. Curwood

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Anna C. Curwood

Come and hear Anastasia C. Curwood talk about the life and experiences of Shirley Chisholm, whose 1972 bid for the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party made history and paved the way for further women’s political activism.  Curwood is the author of the forthcoming biography, Shirley Chisholm: Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics (2023) and the author of Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars.

About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,339 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

Be Bold. Tower with Blue.