Saturday, October 17, 2020

Free Zoom Webinar from NYU: Elections: Ancient and Modern - October 21, 2020

ELECTIONS: ANCIENT AND MODERN
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
Joy Connolly, American Council of Learned Societies

Melissa R. Michelson, Menlo College
Zoom webinar.  Registration is free and required.
Joy Connolly began her service as President of the American Council of Learned Societies in July 2019. Previously, she served as provost and interim president of The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, where she was also Distinguished Professor of Classics. She has held faculty appointments at New York University (where she served as Dean for the Humanities from 2012-16), Stanford University, and the University of Washington. She has published two books with Princeton University Press on Roman political thought and rhetoric and over seventy articles, reviews, and short essays, including for media such as Bookforum and the Times Literary Supplement.
Melissa R. Michelson, Dean of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Menlo College, is a nationally recognized expert on Latino politics, voter mobilization experiments, and LGBTQ rights. She is the award-winning author of six books, including Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns (2012) and, most recently, Transforming Prejudice: Identity, Fear, and Transgender Rights (2020). In her spare time, she knits and runs marathons.
 
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UPCOMING LECTURES IN THIS SERIES
MONUMENTS AND MEMORY
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Hallie Franks, NYU

Patricia Eunji Kim, NYU
Ann Macy Roth, NYU
Eric Varner, Emory University

Zoom webinar.  Registration is free and required.
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APPLIED ANCIENT STUDIES
Reaching out to Non-traditional and Under-served Communities

December 3, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
Pam Crabtree, NYU
Peter Meineck, NYU
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Hamilton University
Desiree Sanchez, Aquila Theatre

 
Zoom webinar.  Registration is free and required.
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