OKLAHOMA CITY — OKLAHOMA CITY — A free Oklahoma Women’s History Conference will be held at the Oklahoma History Center to kick off Women’s History Month. The conference will take place on Saturday, March 2, from 1-4 p.m. The moderators will be the editors of “This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s” (2021).

The first panel discussion will take place from 1-2:15 p.m. The topic is early Oklahoma women’s activism, featuring speakers Heather Clemmer, Sunu Kodumthara and Farina King. There will be a break and book signing from 2:15-2:45 p.m. followed by another panel discussion from 2:45-4 p.m. about modern women’s activism with speakers Rachel Watson, Chelsea Ball and Lindsey Churchill.

The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. It will take place at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. in Oklahoma City. The conference is being organized by staff at the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue. For more information, please call 580-765-6108.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.