Thomas Frank, author of What’s the Matter with Kansas?, and Nation columnist Katha Pollitt will be among the featured panelists at New York University’s “How Many Americas?: Culture Wars and U.S. Politics,” to be held Thurs., Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914 (60 Washington Sq. South at LaGuardia Place). Other panelists are University of Pennsylvania sociologist Elijah Anderson and Kimberly DaCosta of Harvard University’s African and African-American Studies Department. NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg will moderate the session. The event marks the publication of the Winter 2005 issue of Contexts, a sociology magazine edited by James M. Jasper and NYU sociologist Jeff Goodwin (www.contextsmagzine.org), which is now based at New York University. Contexts is the American Sociological Association’s magazine for general readers.
- WHAT: “How Many Americas?: Culture Wars and U.S. Politics”
- WHO: Thomas Frank, Katha Pollitt, Elijah Anderson, Kimberly DeCosta, and Eric Klinenberg (moderator)
- WHEN: February 24, 6-8 p.m.
- WHERE: NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914 (60 Washington Sq. South at LaGuardia Place)