Panel commemorates 1965 Voting Rights Act
DATE: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 29, 2005
EVENT: Panel discussion commemorating the 40th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Chaired by Vincent Hutchings, research associate professor at the Institute for Social Research Center for Political Studies, and associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan, the panel discussion features Lawrence Bobo, professor of sociology and director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University; Cecilia Munoz, vice president of the National Council of La Raza, Washington, D.C.; Rick Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law, and co-director, New York University Program on Law and Security, NYU School of Law; and LaShawn Y. Warren, legislative counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, D.C. Discussants include Ellen Katz, U-M professor of law; and Hanes Walton, ISR research professor and U-M professor of political science.
PLACE: U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR), 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI, Room 6050. Central Campus map: http://www.umich.edu/~info/maps.html
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.
SPONSORS: Center for Political Studies at ISR; U-M Department of Political Science; Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Research Center for Group Dynamics at ISR.
Contact: Diane Swanbrow