Reading Across Rhode Island 2012: Educating Women in Early New England

Monday, March 26, 2012

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Newport Public Library
300 Spring Street
Newport, RI

Mon, 2012-03-26 19:00 - 20:30

Journey with Caleb's Crossing Program Series

Educating Women in New England from the Colonial Era through the Early 19th Century

Kathryn Tomasek, Assistant Professor of History, Wheaton College

Kathryn Tomasek co-directs the Wheaton College Digital History Project with Wheaton College Archivist and Special Collections Curator Zephorene L. Stickney.  Students in her courses do original research with documents from the founding period of the college.  Tomasek's research project, Encoding Financial Records, received a Start-Up Grant from the Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2011.

Part of the Program Series developed for 2012 Reading Across Rhode Island, the signature program of the RI Center for the Book.