Election 2016: The Role of Identity Politics

Screenshot 2017-03-27 at 10.41.05 PMCivic Engagement Fellow Rebecca Jacobsen ’16 writes in:

Join us for our final panel in the Election 2016 series, titled “The Role of Identity Politics,” with the following guest speakers:

  • Jenny Boylan ’80, Writer in Residence, Barnard College. She is the author of fifteen books and the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard College of Columbia University. She also serves as the national co-chair of the Board of Directors of GLAAD, the media advocacy group for LGBT people worldwide.
  • James Braxton Peterson, Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. He is the author of several books and hosts “The Remix” on Philadelphia’s NPR affiliate, a podcast that engages issues at the intersection of race, politics, and popular culture.
  • Todd Gitlin, Professor of Journalism & Sociology, Columbia University. Todd Gitlin, an American writer, sociologist, communications scholar, novelist, poet, and not very private intellectual. He is the author of sixteen books, a columnist for Tablet, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, and many magazines.
  • Moderator: Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Professor and Chair of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Date: TODAY! Wednesday, March 29
Time: 4:30-6
Place: PAC001

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