|June 7, 2005||
Press Contact: Josh Schonwald|
Political Scientist and Race Expert Cathy Cohen to Speak at Convocation
What/Who: Cathy Cohen, Professor in Political Science and Director of the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, will deliver the University of Chicago’s Spring 2005 convocation address on the topic “Race, Politics and the Costs of Compromise,” in which she will discuss the legacy of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision and the racial and political challenges the U.S. still faces today. Cohen is one of the nation’s leading scholars of race, politics and gender, and the author of The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics.
Where: Harper Quadrangle, directly north of Harper Memorial Library, 1116 E. 59th St.
Background: The University’s 478th convocation will take place rain or shine. For further information, please visit the convocation Web site at http://www.uchicago.edu/convocation.
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