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Panel Discussion: Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership

Book cover for Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America
Event Date: March 06, 2017 - 6 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540

Join the McCormack Graduate School for a discussion of a new book, Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America, by Carol Hardy-Fanta, Pei-teLien, Dianne Pinderhughes and Christine Sierra.

Hear how gains in political leadership and influence by women and men of color holding elected office are transforming the American political landscape, but have taken place within a contested political context, one where struggles for racial and gender equality continue.

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00 P.M.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540

 

Discussion will feature 

Carol Hardy-Fanta, McCormack Senior Fellow and Author of Contested Transformation

Michelle Wu, Boston City Council President

Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Council at Large

Ann Bookman, Director of the Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy

Paul Watanabe, Professor and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies

 

Light refreshments and book signing to follow. 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.