The Michigan Colloquium on Race and Twentieth-Century American Political
Development presents the first of eight public lectures:
PROFESSOR MARGARET WEIR
University of California, Berkeley
Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution
"STATES, RACE, AND THE DECLINE OF NEW DEAL LIBERALISM"
Thursday, October 2, 2003, 4 - 5:30 pm, Eldersveld Room (5670 Haven Hall)
A political scientist and sociologist, Margaret Weir has written extensively about social policy in the United States. She is author of POLITICS AND JOBS (Princeton Univ. Press, 1992) and co-editor of THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES (Princeton Univ. Press, 1988). Weir is currently completing a study of metropolitan inequalities and the politics of metropolitan coalition-building.
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.