2012 El Kati Distinguished Lectureship in American Studies-Thursday lecture

4:30 PM  - 6:30 PM
Thursday Nov 8, 2012
Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons

Thurs, Nov. 8, Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons

4:30-5:30 p.m. reception

5:30-6:30 p.m. lecture

Professor Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago

A Post Election Discussion

“Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics”

Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science. She has served as the Deputy Provost for Graduate Education and is the former Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago. Cohen is the author of two books: Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics (Oxford University Press 2010) and The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics(University of Chicago Press 1999. 

The lectureship was established by Dr. Stanley M. Berry ’75, Mr. Bertram M. Days ’74 and Ms. Ava B. Days to honor Professor El-Kati’s career as a lecturer, writer and commentator on the African American experience.


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

Sponsored By: American Studies

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