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Collaboration: Women Re-Making American Political Culture


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Gain inspiration from the past as we evaluate the politics of the present at University of Houston's October 14th symposium, Collaboration: Women Re-making American Political Culture.  Highlights: who's who in politics panel at 11:30, cutting edge research panels in the afternoon, Shuart women's history archive gems on display, and NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith's frontline view at 7pm at the Student Center Theater.
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11:30am - 1:45pm
The Body Politic: How it Matters When Women Make Policy
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
Free to students and members of the Friends of Women's Studies
General Admission: $10
Reservations required:

Nancy Sims, University of Houston, Moderator
Sue Lovell, Member At-Large, Houston City Council (2006-2012)
Amber Anderson Mostyn, Mostyn Law; founder, The Glenda Jean Mostyn and Joe E. Moreno Educational Foundation
Aimee Mobley Turner, President, League of Women Voters-Houston
Sue Walden, Political Consultant, Carly Fiorina presidential campaign

2 - 3:15pm
Race, Ethnicity and Activism
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
General Admission: Free
Sarah Luna, University of Houston, Chair and Comment
Cynthia Orozco, Eastern New Mexico University, "Adela Sloss Vento: Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Political Activist, 1927-1998"

Samantha Rodriguez, University of Houston, "Waiting for No One: Tejana Interventions in Third Party Politics in the 1970s"
3:30 - 5pm
Confronting Power Structures, Academic Panel Discussion
UH M.D. Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavilion
General Admission: Free

Nancy Sims, University of Houston, Chair and Comment
Mary Ellen Curtin, American University, “Barbara Jordan and Black Power”
Becky Smith, University of Houston, “Houston's Feminists: Significant Gains as Political and Social Activism Increases (1971-1974)”
7 - 8pm
An Evening with NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith
UH Student Center Theater, 126 University Drive
General Admission: $20
Free to students and faculty
Reservations required: