The Role of Women in the 2020 Presidential Election

The Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairsthe Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency and the Department of Political Science present a discussion exploring The Role of Women in the 2020 Presidential Election.


SpeakerKate Manne, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University

ModeratorKara Alaimo, Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations, Hofstra University

Kate Manne has been teaching at the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University since 2013. Before that, she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows (2011-2013), did her graduate work at MIT (2006-2011), and was an undergraduate at the University of Melbourne (2001-2005), where she studied philosophy, logic, and computer science. 

Her research is primarily in moral, feminist, and social philosophy. Her first book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018) constitutes a systemic exploration of the nature, function, and social dynamics of misogyny, even in allegedly post-patriarchal contexts such as the US, the UK, and Australia.Her latest book is Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women (Allen Lane/Random House, 2020).


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Date: Monday, February 22, 2021

Time: 11:20 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Location: online; Advance registration required

Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Free and open to the public.


In case you missed the live event, please see recording:

The Role of Women in the 2020 Presidential Election

Monday, February 22, 2021



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