Sex and the Constitution (Morning Session)
The Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women's History
Speakers to be announced
Sun, March 4th, 2018 |
9:00 am to 12:00 pm


The Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society is pleased to present the third annual Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women’s History, a cornerstone of the Center’s suite of public and scholarly programs. This year, the day-long event will focus on “Sex and the Constitution,” featuring a keynote address and three panel discussions exploring the historical context and impact of landmark Supreme Court decisions on marriage, sexuality, and equal rights, which continue to define who we are as a nation. 

Major funding for the programs of the Center for Women’s History has been provided by Joyce B. Cowin, Diane and Adam E. Max, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Jean Margo Reid, The Estate of Jean Dubinsky Appleton, Eric J. & Daria L. Wallach, Diana and Joseph DiMenna, Deutsche Bank, Claudine and Fred Bacher, James Basker and Angela Vallot, The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Hogan Lovells, and The Caroline M. Lowndes Foundation.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


Admission is free; advance reservations are required to guarantee seating.
Please note that there are separate registrations for the morning and afternoon sessions. Please reserve a ticket to both the morning and afternoon sessions if you plan on attending the entire conference.

By phone: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Reserve Now” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be reserved on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

Image: Unknown Artist, Excelsior, c. last quarter 18th-century. New-York Historical Society.

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