July 14, 2024 /

Keepers of Jewish Excellence – Prof. Rachel Shteir

Monday, January 22, 2024    
7:30 pm

Activist and Writer, Betty Friedan and the Center of the Movement for Women’s Rights

Professor Shteir will discuss the achievements that put activist and writer, Betty Friedan at the center of the movement for women’s rights. Professor Shteir provides a detailed portrait of one of America’s most successful political activists and describes how Betty Friedman co-founded the National Organization for Women and many other women-centered organizations.

Professor Rachel Shteir is Associate Professor at the Theatre School at DePaul University. She has lectured widely on popular culture and theatre and is often quoted in the national media. She is the recipient of six Yaddo residencies as well as MacDowell and Ragdale Colony residencies. 

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Arrangements for Prof. Rachel Shteir were through the Jewish Book Council that serves to promote the reading, writing, publication, distribution, and public awareness of books that reflect the rich variety of the Jewish experience.