Panel Discussion: Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership
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, Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America. 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
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540
Discussion will feature
Carol Hardy-Fanta, McCormack Senior Fellow and Author of Contested Transformation
Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Council
Ann Bookman, Director of the Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy
Paul Watanabe, Professor and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies
Michelle Wu, Boston City Council President
Light refreshments and book signing to follow.
This event is FREE and OPEN to the UMass Boston Community.
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.
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