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Mayor gives outlook on women in politics at VU lecture

Oct. 12, 2016, 4:43 PM

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry spoke at the Student Life Center Oct. 10. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry spoke at the Student Life Center Oct. 10. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry discussed “Women, Politics and Progress in 2016” Oct. 10 at the Student Life Center. The talk was part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s “Women in Politics” lecture series being held during October and early November.

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
Noon
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.

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