The Role of Race in the 2020 Elections
Errin Haines Whack, Journalism; with Ali A. Valenzuela, Politics
October 17, 2019 · 12:00 pm—1:20 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom
Program in Journalism
Visiting Ferris Professor Errin Haines Whack is The Associated Press’ national writer on race and ethnicity, covering the intersection of race, politics, culture, and identity. She has also written about community policing, gun violence, minority activism, and urban policy. Her course focuses on black women in the electorate and the upcoming 2020 elections. Discussant Ali A. Valenzuela is a professor in the Department of Politics.
The Humanities Council’s Program in Journalism invites faculty, graduate students, and staff to participate in the next in our series of events where distinguished visiting journalists discuss their work and pressing issues of the day with faculty from a variety of disciplines. These lunchtime talks offer intimate looks inside the work of colleagues and an opportunity for dialogue across specialties.
Attendance by reservation only. Space is very limited; RSVP to Margo Bresnen at email@example.com, noting your University affiliation. Please respond by Monday, October 14, to reserve a seat.