‘Women and Politics’ series to feature Mayor Barry Oct. 10


The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will sponsor a “Women in Politics” lecture series during October and early November. The series kicks off Monday, Oct. 10, with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry discussing “Women, Politics and Progress in 2016.” Barry will speak beginning at 7 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room. The event is open to the Vanderbilt community.

Other events in the series include the following:

Presidential election debate watch party
Discussion to follow led by Vanderbilt Feminists and the Nashville Feminist Collective
Wednesday, Oct. 19
8 p.m.
Kissam Center, Room C216
Refreshments will be provided.

How to be a Feminist in the Presidential Election
Kitchen Table Series
Wednesday, Oct. 26
5 p.m.
Sarratt Student Center, Room 363
Dinner will be provided.

Pursuing a Career in Politics
Featuring Lisa Quigley, chief of staff for Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville
Wednesday, Nov. 2
Buttrick Hall, Room 123
Lunch will be provided.

The series is sponsored by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, an office of the Dean of Students. Co-sponsors include the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Moore College, Vanderbilt Feminists and the Nashville Feminist Collective.