Save the dates for fall events

CATEGORIES: July 2024, Voices

Mark your calendars for several events that the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is sponsoring or co-sponsoring this fall. Information about all Catt Center events will be posted on the Events page on our website as it becomes available.

Karen M. KedrowskiOn Sept. 12, Catt Center director Karen M. Kedrowski will present “The History of Presidential Debates, 1960-Present” for Iowa State University’s 2024 Constitution Day Lecture. In addition to providing a historical perspective of presidential debates, Kedrowski will discuss what we’ve seen so far in the 2024 election season. The lecture, co-sponsored by the Catt Center, Department of Political Science and Committee on Lectures, will be at 6 p.m. in 2630 Memorial Union.

Nicholas F. Jacobs and Daniel M. SheaOn Oct. 3, Nicholas Jacobs and Daniel Shea, authors of “The Rural Voter: The Politics of Place and the Disuniting of America,” will discuss the research for their book and the implications of their findings. The lecture, which is co-sponsored by Agriculture and Rural Policy Studies, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Department of Economics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Catt Center, and Committee on Lectures, will be at 6 p.m. in Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall.

Headshot of Michael WaldmanOn Oct. 8, Michael Waldman, president and CEO of the Brennan Center for Justice, will present the Fall 2024 Manatt-Phelps Lecture, “How States Can Prevent Election Subversion in 2024 and Beyond.” The event, co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Catt Center, and Committee on Lectures, will be at 6 p.m. in the Great Hall.

Text saying "Jazz Night"On Oct. 9, the Catt Center is co-sponsoring a Jazz Night with the Department of Music and Theatre at 7:30 p.m. in the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in Simon Estes Music Hall ($5 admission). Before the performance, the Catt Center’s student voter engagement interns will be registering voters.