A Discussion on Race, Social Movements, and Political “Revolution”

Our next R&E meeting will be Friday 2/19 from 3 to 5pm in CLA 0.120.

We will turn our attentions to political revolution and social movements through a discussion of the Working Families’ Party and Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton’s “gender revolution”, and the Tea Party. Please come having read the articles below and watched the brief video from MSNBC:

Ball, Molly. “The Pugnacious, Relentless Progressive Party That Wants to Remake America” The Atlantic. Jan 7, 2016.

Perry, Melissa Harris. “Should feminism play a role in the 2016 election?” MSNBC, Feb 6, 2016.

Williamson, Vanessa, Theda Skocpol, and John Coggin. 2011. “The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism.” Perspectives on Politics, 9(1); p 25-43.

Spring 2016 Meeting Schedule

We hope you’ve all had lovely breaks! Please find below our spring R&E meeting schedule. We have some great events planned and will be continuing our social justice/social movements theme:
January 29th – Talk w/ Christen Smith (CLA 1.302C, 3-5PM)
February 19th – Discussion on the Working Families Party, the Tea Party and the State of American Politics (TBD, 3-5PM)
March 4th – Author Meets Discussants w/ Simone Browne (CLA 2.606, 3-5PM)
April 22nd – Graduate Student Paper Workshop (TBD, 3-5PM)