May 8-9: Conference on Special Interests in American Politics at U of Michigan

Please join me next week (May 8-9) for a conference at the University of Michigan on “The Role of Special Interests in American Politics”. The conference is co-organized by Rick Hall, Geoff Lorenz, and myself. It is free and open to the public.  The event page is here:

Presenters include Frank Baumgartner, Rachel Best, Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Daniel Carpenter, John de Figueiredo, Lee Drutman, Matt Grossmann, Beth Leech, Corrine McConnaughy, Rob Mickey, Mark Mizruchi, Brian Richter, Kay Schlozman, Robert Van Houweling, Edward Walker, and Susan Webb Yackee.


Fashion for Freedom on Michigan Public Radio

One of the teams from my OS203 Activism course was covered in a story that aired Friday on Michigan Public Radio. Read the story here:

In addition to the public radio story, here are a couple of other resources about he team’s work:

Facebook page:

YouTube Video #1:

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