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Stephanie Coontz to present “The Way They Never Were” at Creighton University

History and Women’s Studies scholar Stephanie Coontz, Ph.D., will present “The Way They Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap” March 1 at 7 p.m. in Room G04 of the Hixson-Lied Science Building at Creighton University.

A book signing will follow the presentation. The event is free and open to the public.

Coontz, a professor at Evergreen State College, is interested in the trade-offs and paradoxes of historical changes in family life, gender relations and intimate partnerships.

She is the author of seven books, including “A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and Women at the Dawn of the 1960s” (2011), “Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage” (2005) and “The Way We Never Were” (1993). Coontz is also the editor of “American Families: A Multicultural Reader” (2008).

The Fr. Henry W. Casper, S.J. Professorship in History, the Organization of American Historians and the Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences sponsor this event.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Click here to register.

For more information, contact heatherfryer@creighton.edu.

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