Race and Gender in Protest and Politics: From BLM to the 2020 Election

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Participants : 
  • Christian Davenport, Professor of Political Science, Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies, and Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

  • Angela Dillard, Richard A. Meisler Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican & African Studies, History, Residential College

  • Shea Streeter, President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Assistant Professor of Political Science (starting fall 2021) 

  • Mara Ostfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science

  • Anna Kirkland (moderator), Director, Institute for Research on Women and Gender; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Women's & Gender Studies 

Event Date: 
October 2, 2020
Event Time: 
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Online event via Zoom | Register: https://race-gender-in-protest-and-politics.eventbrite.com
Event Accessibility : 
Please contact heidiab@umich.edu for any accessibility accommodations
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How can we interpret the Black Lives Matter movement, anti-police brutality protests, and resulting backlash through an intersectional feminist lens? What are the gender and racial politics involved and how do they intersect with the nomination of Senator Kamala Harris as the vice presidential candidate? IRWG brings together a panel of scholars who study race, gender, protest, politics and the media to reflect on, and help make meaning of, the current sociopolitical moment.

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