New Media, Race, and Participatory Politics: Democracy in the 21st Century

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photo of Cathy CohenFeaturing Distinguished Speaker Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago Department of Political Science.

Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago where she also served as the director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture. She is the author of Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics (Oxford University Press 2010) and The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics (University of Chicago Press, 1999).

Part of the We the People? From Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall, the Wayne Morse Center's 2013-14 Public Affairs Speaker Series cosponsored by the UO Department of Political Science.