Posted by Philip Poole on 2010-09-14


Newsweek magazine contributing editor Eleanor Clift will present a lecture, speak in classes and participate in several other activities Sept. 20-22 as part of her role as Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Samford University.

The lecture coincides with the 80th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and will be part of Samford’s Constitution Day celebration. The lecture is sponsored by Samford’s Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership.

The complete schedule for Clift’s visit includes:

Monday, Sept. 20 

9:15-10:20 a.m. Class: Communication Arts with Dr. Charlotte Brammer, 203 Brooks Hall

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Reception with Journalism/Mass Communication Students and Faculty, Harry’s Coffeehouse

6 p.m. Alabama Gubernatorial Debate, Wright Center Concert Hall

8 p.m. Dessert party/Forum, hosted by Samford Democrats and College Republicans, Divinity Hall commons

Tuesday, Sept. 21 

8:30-9:30 a.m. Joint class: American Politics with Samford President Andrew Westmoreland and Western Intellectual Tradition with Provost J. Bradley Creed, Christenberry Planetarium, Propst Hall            

11-11:50 am Class: Elections with Dr. Marissa Grayson, 207 Dwight Beeson Hall                         

1 – 2 p.m. Class: Writing and Rhetoric with Dr. Bryan Johnson, 105 Brooks Hall

Wednesday, Sept. 22 

1 p.m. Luncheon with Journalism/Mass Communication students and faculty, Rotunda Club, Center for Healing Arts (invitation only)

2:30-3:30 p.m. Coffee talk with University Fellows, hosted by Dr. Chris Metress

6 p.m. Lecture: “Women in Politics: From Suffrage to Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” hosted by Samford’s Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership, Brock Recital Hall

7 p.m. Reception, Leslie Stephen Wright Fine Arts Center lobby