ICJS Event: lunch talk - "Obama and African-Americans in politics: implications for the US presidential election"

Date
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Time
12:00 p.m. (session will start at 12:15 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 305 (Access)
Admission
Open to general public. Bentos can be purchased at the convenience stores next to the school.
Seating is limited. RSVP recommended.
RSVP
Registration closed

About the Speakers

Our speakers will be Laurent Shannon and Terri MacMillan. Lauren is a political activist and Chair of Democrats Abroad Japan. She is also an Obama Supporter and founder of Tokyo for Obama. Lauren has worked on several political and issues campaigns and has organized political events and rallies for the last 5 years. Terri is the author of Bush in Wonderland, and an early member of African Americans for Dean in the 2003-2004 election cycle. She was the former chair of Democrats abroad Japan and is now leading the communications committee. She is a new media specialist and has been very involved in the role of technology in political campaigns. Terri is undecided so far in this Primary but has been considering Obama and particularly the role of race in the 2008 election cycle.


About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.

About ICJS

The ICJS is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.