Sep 11 2008

“The Politics of Race, Gender, and Economics in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election”

September 11, 2008

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Event Description:

Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of "Democracy Now!," a daily TV/radio news show airing on more than 700 stations, will discuss election issues during a lecture at UIC.
Goodman will offer her thoughts on what the 2008 presidential election
means for women, people of color and poor people in the United States
and internationally.
In addition to writing a syndicated weekly column, Goodman is co-author with her brother, journalist David Goodman, of three New York Times bestsellers, including their most recent work, "Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times."
Goodman's work has won numerous honors, including the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting, and awards from the Associated Press, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and United Press International.
Copies of Goodman's books will be available for purchase, although a book signing will not take place.
The event, sponsored by the UIC gender and women's studies program, is free and open to the public. For more information, call (312) 996-4542.

Event Sponsor:

Gender and Women's Studies program

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Date posted

Aug 14, 2018

Date updated

Aug 14, 2018