For over 30 years, Dr. Janet Worthington has been presenting women and girls from history and literature. In period costume, she speaks as the noted woman and dramatically recounts her life experiences. She then answers questions both as the historic/literary figure and as herself. She has presented in Virginia, West Virginia, New York, Louisiana, South Carolina, and throughout Idaho.
Janet Evans Worthington received her B.A. from the University of Chicago, her M.S. from the University of Iowa, and her Ph.D. from Florida State University. She taught English at West Virginia Institute of Technology, Nicholls State University in Louisiana, and is a former dean and Professor Emeritus from Plattsburgh State University of New York. Dr. Worthington currently teaches seminars for the Center for Professional Development at Boise State University. For more information about Janet, Please visit her website at http://www.women-of-history.com.
THIS SPEAKER IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO DO LOCAL (BOISE/NAMPA) PRESENTATIONS ONLY.
Abigail Adams: Reflections on Life and Politics at the Beginning of our Nation
Abigail Adams: The Dearest Friend of John Adams
Amelia Jenks Bloomer: Champion of Women’s Rights
Amelia Stewart Knight: A Tale from the Oregon Trail
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, The Secret President
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Life after the Little House Books
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Moving West
Louisa Catherine Adams: Wife of John Quincy Adams
Louisa May Alcott: Family First
Martha Dandridge Curtis Washington, A Worthy Partner for our First President
Mary Draper Ingles: Following the Rivers
Mary Hallock Foote: Novelist and Artist
Mary Todd Lincoln, The First “First Lady”
Mary Todd Lincoln: Life after Lincoln’s Assassination
Priscilla Mullins Alden, A Hardy Pilgrim
Queen Isabella of Castile: An Extraordinary Ruler
Marie Geneva “Mamie” Doud Eisenhower
Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel
Catherine the Great
Margaret Cobb Ailshie, A Force in Idaho’s Newspaper Industry