Talk on History of Women’s Education

Associate professor will give free talk August 14 at The Huntington in San Marino

Margaret Nash in the classroom smiling.

Margaret Nash, an associate professor of education

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — A University of California, Riverside professor will give a free talk at 7:30 p .m. August 14 at The Huntington in San Marino about the history of women’s education.

Margaret Nash, an associate professor at the UC Riverside Graduate School of Education, will focus on the educational possibilities available to women in the early United States, and the social and cultural factors that shaped women’s aspirations, including Enlightenment beliefs, religious expectations, opportunities for employment, and a desire for education.

Her talk coincides with the exhibition Useful Hours: Needlework and Painted Textiles from Southern California Collections currently on display at The Huntington.

The talk is free to attend and no reservations are required. The Huntington is located at 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, 91108.

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