Symposium On Women Re Making American Political Culture

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Symposium On Women Re Making American Political Culture
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11:30am - 1:45pm
The Body Politic: How it Matters When Women Make Policy
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
Free to students and members of the Friends of Women's Studies
General Admission: $10 (lunch included)
Reservations required: wgss@uh.edu
Panelists TBD

2 - 3:15pm
Race, Ethnicity and Activism
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
General Admission: Free
Sarah Luna, University of Houston, Chair and Comment

Cynthia Orozco, Eastern New Mexico University, "Adela Sloss Vento: Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Political Activist, 1927-1998"

Samantha Rodriguez, University of Houston, "Waiting for No One: Tejana Interventions in Third Party Politics in the 1970s"

3:30 - 5pm
Confronting Power Structures, Academic Panel Discussion
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
General Admission: Free

Nancy Sims, University of Houston, Chair and Comment

Mary Ellen Curtin, American University, “Barbara Jordan and Black Power”

Becky Smith, University of Houston, “Houston's Feminists: Significant Gains as Political and Social Activism Increases (1971-1974)”

7 - 8pm
An Evening with NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith
UH Student Center Theater, 126 University Drive
General Admission: $20
Free to students and faculty
Reservations required: www.houstonpublicmedia.org/uhwomen

Parking for all events available at the Welcome Center Garage:
Entrance 1 off Calhoun
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By: UH Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Friends of Women's Studies

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