Dr. Kathleen Brown, speaker in Jamestown Settlement's Tenacious Women Lecture Series

Tenacious Women Lecture: "Colonizing Women"

September 28, 2020 - 07:00 pmSeptember 28, 2020 - 08:00 pmMay 2, 2019, 7pm - 8pm
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States 2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185


  • Reservations required.: $Free

In conjunction with the "TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia" special exhibition, the Tenacious Women Lecture Series continues with Dr. Kathleen Brown, David Boies Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. She explores the relationships between the English women brought to early Jamestown, the men who desired them as wives and the Powhatan and Afro-Caribbean/African women affected by their presence.

The public lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Jamestown Settlement's Robins Foundation Theater. The evening lecture is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Advance reservations required at rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4572.

Jamestown Settlement is a living-history museum of 17th-century Virginia administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.