Tonight! The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan


Lois Palken Rudnick, professor emerita at the University of Massachusetts Boston, presents The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture, on March 14 at 7pm.

Mabel Dodge Luhan was a notorious Buffalo-born patron of the arts and internationally renowned “New Woman” of the 20th century. The Gertrude Stein of America, Luhan helped develop the art colony salon at Taos, New Mexico and became friends with Georgia O'Keeffe. Learn more about her at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.

This evening at the Burchfield Penney:

  • Hear a distinguished scholar reveal how many ways a famous Buffalo Victorian woman contracted syphilis.
  • See a presentation that illustrates the most famous kings and queens of STDs.
  • Receive a cherry red condom if you purchase Rudnick's new book The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture‚Ä® in the Burchfield Penney's Museum Store. The author will be signing copies after tonight's presentation.

Read about this event in today's Buffalo News. For more information, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org or call 716-878-6011.

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Lecture / Discussion  |  The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan Presented by Lois Palken Rudnick

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7–8:30 pm

Lois Palken Rudnick will present on her new book The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan.

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