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Voting in America -- 12/12/19 Daypass -- Race, the Party System, and Elite Incentives in American Elections
Speaker: Professor Vincent L. Hutchings Vincent Hutchings is the Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. He received his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of California,Los Angeles. His research examines the ways in which political campaigns and the media frame information about racial issues in order to activate and make politically relevant the voters’ sympathies and/or antipathies for particular racial groups. Speaker’s Synopsis: Professor Hutchings’ presentation will examine how race has become such a pivotal issue in American politics. He will also explore how politicians in bothparties use racial appeals in order to gain electoral advantage.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 12/12/2019
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorim
Address : 4800 E. Huron River Drive,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED