The Michigan Colloquium on Race and 20th Century American Political Development
presents a public lecture by:
PROFESSOR AMY B. BRIDGES
Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Professor of History
University of California-San Diego
"MANAGING THE PERIPHERY: CONSTITUTIONS AND RACIAL ORDER IN THE AMERICAN WEST"
Thursday, April 1, 2004, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Modern Languages Building, Lecture Rm. 2
A scholar of city politics and American political development, Amy Bridges is the author of A CITY IN THE REPUBLIC: ANTEBELLUM NEW YORK AND THE ORIGINS OF MACHINE POLITICS (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1984) and MORNING GLORIES: MUNICIPAL REFORM IN THE SOUTHWEST (Princeton Univ. Press, 1997), among other works. She has served on the editorial boards of Urban Affairs Quarterly and the Journal of Policy History. Bridges is currently writing, with Katherine Underwood, a study of contemporary city politics in the southwest entitled Life After Districts. Bridges is also conducting research for a historical study, Adding the West to the Progressive Era.
The program of the Colloquium is made possible by the generous financial support of the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, as well as the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies; the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy; the College of Literature, Science, and Arts; the Departments of History, Political Science, and Sociology; the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; the National Poverty Center; and the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. For additional information, please contact colloquium organizers Matt Lassiter, Tony Chen, and Robert Mickey at firstname.lastname@example.org.