In recognition of Women’s History Month, Texarkana College’s Cultural Awareness Student Association (CASA) presents: Let The World Know You Are Alive on Thursday, March 29, at 12:30PM. The event will take place at the Levi Hall Conference Room in the Business and Computer Technology building- TC Campus.

The inspiring story of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, and her sister, May, a successful artist in the nineteenth century.  These ladies were determined to go their own unconventional ways, fulfill their dreams, and obtain recognition as professionals. Come hear how they accomplished these great feats during a time of women’s oppression.

The featured speaker Dr. Lauren Hehmeyer, TC Professor of History and English. Lauren Hehmeyer is a professor of History and English at Texarkana College and has published in the fields of Library Science, Education, and Literature. In 2015, she received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to attend the “Summer Institute on Transcendentalism and Reform in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller.” She presented a paper written by herself and Dr. Phyllis Deal at the Thoreau Bicentennial Celebration in Concord, Massachusetts, in July 2017. She has been accepted to present a paper on May Alcott Nieriker at a conference in Paris, France, in the summer of 2018.

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