Anything I Was Big Enough to Do: Women and Gender in Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2014–15
Emilye Crosby continued work on her book project “Anything I Was Big Enough to Do: Women and Gender in Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. She wrote “The Selma Voting Rights Struggle: 15 Key Points from Bottom-Up History and Why It Matters Today” for the Zinn Education Project and a shorter related piece. She drafted an essay, “ ‘Motion Defined What We Did’: Women and Gender in the Early Years of SNCC,” and two others on the ways that SNCC activists relate to their own history, generally, and particularly in terms of women/gender. In addition, she began sketching a paper on early lesbian/gay history in SNCC.