Thirty Eighth Mitau Endowed Lecture

4:45 PM  - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Feb 12, 2019
John B Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Cathy J. Cohen, David and Mary Winton Green Professor at the University of Chicago, will give a talk titled "Race, Rage and Vulnerability: The Politics of Millennials in the Era of Trump."

Reception to follow in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center Atruim


Cathy J. Cohen

Cohen has served in numerous administrative positions, including chair of the Department of Political Science, director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture and deputy provost for Graduate Education at the University of Chicago. Cohen is the author of two books, The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics (University of Chicago Press) and Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics (Oxford University Press).  She is also co-editor of the anthology Women Transforming Politics: An Alternative Reader (New Your UniversityPress) with Kathleen Jones and Joan Tronto. Her articles have been published in numerous journals and edited volumes including the American Political Science Review, NOMOS, GLQ, Social Text, and the DuBois Review. Cohen created and oversees two major research and public-facing projects: the GenForward Survey and the Black Youth Project. She is the recipient of numerous awards, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and co-editor with Frederick Harris of a book series at Oxford University Press entitled “Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities.”

Contact: Roxanne Fisher

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty and Parents and Families

Sponsored By: Political Science

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