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Women's History Salons
Co-Conspirators: An Evening with Blanche Wiesen Cook and Clare Coss
Blanche Wiesen Cook, Clare Coss
Fri, July 12th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

Join us at the Center for Women's History for thrilling programs and intimate conversations with scholars, journalists, artists, activists, businesswomen, and more amazing leaders of today. Guided by its expert committee of scholars, the Center has a full calendar of public events and salons to explore. 


For 50 years, historian Blanche Wiesen Cook and playwright Clare Coss have been partners in life and in activism. The pair met while organizing against the Vietnam War and participated in the gay liberation movement following the Stonewall uprising. Please join us for a conversation about this pivotal moment in history, as we celebrate their lives and scholarship.

Blanche Wiesen Cook is a Distinguished Professor of History and Women's Studies at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Clare Coss is an award-winning playwright, poet, and the librettist for the forthcoming opera Emmett Till.


New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


Free for Members of the Women’s History Council

By phone: 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 "Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee particpation. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless otherwise noted.

Lead support for the Center for Women's History programs provided by
Joyce B. Cowin, Diane and Adam E. Max, Jean Margo Reid, 
and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 

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