The Bohemian Women of Greenwich Village & Harlem

Part one of our Women’s History Month series saluting the rich history of women in Greenwich Village.
They were the first women to eschew the social conventions expected of them (to be wives and mothers) and chose instead to live on their own terms, becoming poets, actresses, singers and artists, journalists, publishers, and benefactresses. Join historian and author Andrea Barnet as she explores the history of the women of bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem in the headlong, hopped-up decades of the 1910s and 1920s. These women embodied a fierce new feminine spirit, capturing the gleefully rebellious ethos of life as art form, and the air of lawless idealism that briefly took hold of the popular imagination in the early 20th century.

Purchase All-Night Party: The Bohemian Women of Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930 at Barnes and Noble, or Abe Books.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
6:30 pm

Judson Memorial Hall
239 Thompson Street between W. 4th and W. 3rd Streets