Women and Quilting as a Political Act

Quilting, historically a story-telling tool, is an art form used for generations by women to tell their stories and represent their individuality. Dr. Saundra Curry Ardrey led the audience of 50 in a discussion of how an explosion and exploration of memories and personal nostalgia combine pop culture and political references to make powerful statements about the political and social condition.

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Dr. Saundra Curry Ardrey is head of the Department of Political Science and Director of the African American Studies Program at Western Kentucky University. Her current research projects include a comparative analysis of the political behavior of women of the African diaspora.

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