Upcoming Book Talk: Evelyn M. Simien

Flyer for Evelyn Simien’s Sept. 28th Book TalkWednesday, September 28th

Evelyn M. Simien will be speaking about her book, Historic Firsts in U.S. Elections: Trailblazing Candidates in Gubernatorial, Congressional, and Mayoral Campaigns, this Wednesday from 12:15 – 1:30pm in OAK 408. Refreshments will be served. You can also join online via WebEx here!

Evelyn M. Simien is Professor of Political Science, and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Faculty Fellow for the 2022-23 academic year.  She is also affiliated with Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies. Her research has examined black feminist consciousness, racial-sexual violence suffered by African American women at the hands of lynch mobs, and the symbolic empowerment of historical first candidates.