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Melvin L. Oliver Racial Justice Initiative Lecture

November 29, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Poster of the 2022 Midterm Elections Speaking Event

Date: November 29, 2022

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Benson Auditorium

For more information contact: [email protected]

The speakers will discuss the 2022 midterm elections and broader issues around multiracial coalitions and diversity in the electorate.

Ange-Marie Hancock is Dean’s Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Southern California. She is a globally recognized scholar of intersectionality theory, the world’s leading analytical framework for analyzing and resolving inequality. She has written numerous articles and three books on the intersections of categories of difference like race, gender, class, sexuality, and citizenship and their impact on policy: the award-winning The Politics of Disgust and the Public Identity of the “Welfare Queen” (2004), Solidarity Politics for Millennials: A Guide to Ending the Oppression Olympics (2011), and Intersectionality: An Intellectual History (2016). Her current book project, African American Political Thought: Contestation and Change, will be completed in 2021.

Gary M. Segura is the Dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA. His work focuses on issues of political representation and social cleavages, the domestic politics of wartime public opinion, and the politics of America’s growing Latino minority. Among his most recent publications are Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation with Matt Barreto (Public Affairs Press, 2014); The Future is Ours: Minority Politics, Political Behavior, and the Multiracial Era of American Politics with Shaun Bowler (2011, Congressional Quarterly Press); and two books with the Latino National Survey team: Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences (2012, Cambridge University Press), and Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (2010, Temple University Press). He has another book in press, Calculated War: The Public and a Theory of Conflict, with Scott S. Gartner, under contract to Cambridge University Press.

Adrian D. Pantoja, P’18 P’24, is Professor of Political Studies and Chicano Studies, Associate Dean of Faculty, and does political polling and consulting for various organizations and campaigns. He is the author of numerous academic publications, political blogs, and policy reports. He is frequently interviewed by national and international media about Latino voters and political campaigns. He is currently chairing President Melvin L. Oliver’s Racial Justice Initiative.

Link for poster: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PlM7eUN-CeCDzNnORTYhHDEq6EN6rEPh/view?usp=drivesdk



November 29, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Benson Auditorium
1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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For more information contact
[email protected]