Women in U.S. politics will be discussed at “Lunch with the League” on Tuesday.
The speaker will be Patricia Freeland, professor of political science at the University of Tennessee. The title of her talk will be “Women in U.S. Politics: What’s Changing?”
The meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m.. to 1 p.m. in the Social Hall of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, which is located at 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
At the University of Tennessee, Freeland has served as head of the Department of Political Science, coordinator of the master’s program in Public Administration, and chair of the Women’s Studies Program. Her research focuses on public policy, women in politics, and religion and politics.
“Lunch with the League” is a public service program open to the community. It’s organized by the League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge. Membership in the League of Women Voters is not required, and there is no cost to attend.
The presentation will begin at noon. Lunches are provided by the Soup Kitchen and are available at 11:30 a.m. on a first-come basis for $8, or you may bring your own. Coffee and tea are provided.
The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge, a nonpartisan political organization for men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.