Tamar Carroll

  • October 29, 2020

    three headshots of student and two faculty members.

    Podcast: Voting Rights: Past, Present, and Future 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 38: In 1920, women in the U.S. won the right to vote. But the 19th Amendment did not flip the switch for women equally, and the struggle against voter suppression continues. RIT Associate Professor Tamar Carroll and fourth-year student Anika Griffiths speak with Johns Hopkins University professor Martha S. Jones about the past, present, and future of voting rights and social justice in America.

  • October 28, 2020

    two posters from the 1920s supporting the suffrage movement.

    RIT undergraduates create digital exhibit of historical suffrage posters

    Women in the United States and in the United Kingdom fought for voting rights on either side of the Atlantic Ocean in the early 20th century, protesting for suffrage by picketing, going on hunger strikes, and using a savvy poster campaign. RIT students this semester dug into the suffrage movement’s use of graphic arts to design and create a digital exhibit of historical posters from Harvard University’s Schlesinger Library.

  • October 23, 2020

    Image from film clip of women holding protest banner

    ‘Iron Jawed Angels’ film discussion Oct. 30

    An HBO film about Alice Paul and the suffrage movement, Iron Jawed Angels, will be the focus of a campus discussion and part of RIT's centennial celebration of the 19th amendment and women’s voting rights, Moving Forward: Suffrage Past, Present and Future on Oct. 30.

  • September 14, 2020

    students and staff members at a table outdoors learning about voting registration.

    RIT ROAR the Vote seeks to engage students

    RIT’s ROAR the Vote campaign is making it simple for RIT students to become engaged, educated voters this fall through registration drives and presidential election debate viewing parties.

  • October 23, 2018

    The cover of Carroll, Kray and Mandell's new book, featuring bright red text for the title and two small portraits of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

    Faculty members’ new book looks at 2016 presidential election

    Nasty Women and Bad Hombres: Gender and Race in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, edited by three RIT faculty members in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, looks at how Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and American voters invoked ideas of gender, race and history in that election.