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Pulitzer-prize winning author Ulrich to speak at ISU March 19

Posted March 19, 2009

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author, will give a free lecture on Mar. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Goranson Hall located in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building.

Ulrich’s book “A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812,” won the Pulitzer Prize in 1991. Ulrich, a native of Southeast Idaho, will speak from her recent book “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.” There will be a book signing following the presentation.

This event is co-sponsored by ISU Women’s Studies and history department, the Idaho Humanities Council, the ISU Cultural Affairs Council, and the Phi Alpha Theta student history honor society.

For more information, contact Erika Kuhlman at (208) 282-5675 or kuhlerik@isu.edu.