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January 2021

Booked for Lunch: Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant

January 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the next "Booked for Lunch" book talk on Zoom! “Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant” with author Anne Gardiner Perkins. The news was so shocking that the New York Times ran it on the front page. Yale, which had banned women undergraduates for the previous 268 years, was finally going co-ed. A student editorial praised Yale’s decision as a “personal triumph” for Yale President Kingman Brewster. And yet, had Brewster…

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