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Tue, Oct 03

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Mather Homestead garden & barn

Discussion featuring author Mattie Kahn and journalist Reena Ninan

Join us for a talk featuring Mattie Kahn, author of "Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America's Revolutions” and Reena Ninan, television journalist. 6 pm beverages & hors d'oeuvres, 7 pm discussion.

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Discussion featuring author Mattie Kahn and journalist Reena Ninan
Discussion featuring author Mattie Kahn and journalist Reena Ninan

Time & Location

Oct 03, 2023, 6:00 PM

Mather Homestead garden & barn, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA

About the event

Young and Restless recounts one of the most foundational and underappreciated forces in moments of American revolution: teenage girls. From the American Revolution itself to the Civil Rights Movement to nuclear disarmament protests and the women’s liberation movement, through Black Lives Matter and school strikes for climate, Mattie Kahn uncovers how girls have leveraged their unique strengths, from fandom to intimate friendships, to organize and lay serious political groundwork for movements that often sidelined them. Their stories illuminate how much we owe to girls throughout the generations

Mattie Kahn is an award-winning writer and editor. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Vox, and more. She was the culture director at Glamour, where she covered women’s issues and politics, and a staff editor at Elle. She lives in New York with her husband.

Tickets

  • Kahn/Ninan conversation

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    From $10.00 to $25.00
    • $15.00
      +$0.38 service fee
    • $25.00
      +$0.63 service fee
    • $10.00
      +$0.25 service fee

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