Gender, Religion and the Rural Life: Reconsidering Dorothy Day and the Catholic Workers on the Land

Sunday, Jan.13, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Sally Dwyer-McNulty, Professor of History at Marist College, examines the history of the Catholic Worker farms in New York State, including Rose Hill in Tivoli. Limited in their roles at the Houses of Hospitality in New York City, Dwyer-McNulty considers what opportunities the farms offered women and families from the 1930s  through the 1970s.  Free and open to the public. Refreshments follow the program. Elmendorph Inn, 7562 North Broadway. See Northern Dutchess News article about Dwyer-McNulty’s research here. 


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