Events Calendar

The 2008 Presidential Election: a forum


Sanjiv Gupta, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of the Sociology;

Jen Lundquist, Associate Professor, Associate Director of the Social and Demographic Research Institute (SADRI), UMass Amherst;

David Cort, Assistant Professor of the Sociology Department, UMass Amherst;

Amy Schalet, Assistant Professor of the Sociology Department, UMass Amherst.

Event Dates: 
November 3, 2008
Campus Center 168c
Event Time: 
12:00 pm- 1:30 pm

The Department of Sociology in collaboration with the Public Engagement Project held a panel discussion  on the 2008 presidential election.  Speakers addressed the following topics: representations of race and gender, sexual and reproductive politics, affirmative action, the financial crisis, and much more. Following the introductions there was an open-mike discussion among members of the audience.