Political Symposium Schedule

The Politics of Democracy Today: A Symposium

Lander University Spring 2012

Through a series of speakers Lander University will explore America's political landscape today - the issues in play and the individuals involved.

Join us as we host twelve speakers in six sessions to discuss
these topics. Fridays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration & tickets are required

Call (864) 388-8426 or email: continuinged@lander.edu
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Bobby Bowers
Bobby Bowers
Chad Kinsella
Chad Kinsella

FEBRUARY 10
The Politics of the Redistricting Process in South Carolina

Mr. Bobby Bowers (SC Budget & Control Board; Lander Trustee)
Dr. Chad Kinsella (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lander)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Chad Kinsella


Jay Bender
Jay Bender
Jason Brown
Jason Brown

FEBRUARY 17
Politics and the Media

Prof. Jay Bender (Visiting Professor, University South Carolina School of Law)
Prof. Jason Brown (Asstistant Professor of Mass Communications, Lander)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Jason Brown


Dan Pardieck
Dan Pardieck
Brad Wyche
Brad Wyche

MARCH 9
Regional Growth, Urban Sprawl, and the Politics of the Environment

Dr. Daniel Pardieck (Associate Professor of Environmental Geology, Lander)
Mr. Brad Wyche (Executive Director, Upstate Forever)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Alice Taylor-Colbert


Donald Fowler
Donald Fowler
David Woodard
David Woodard

MARCH 16
The Picture of Southern Politics

Dr. Donald L. Fowler (Former Chair, Democratic National Committee)
Dr. J. David Woodard (Republican Political Consultant; Clemson)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Lucas McMillan


Robert Barber
Robert Barber
Laura Olson
Laura Olson

MARCH 23
Religion and Politics

Dr. Laura Olson (Professor of Political Science, Clemson)
Mr. Robert Barber (Lawyer & Lobbyist; Lander Trustee)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Lillian Craton


Alan Green
Alan Green
Lucas McMillan
Lucas McMillan

MARCH 30
Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Dr. Alan Green (Assistant Professor of Economics, Lander)
Dr. Lucas McMillan (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lander)
Faculty Sponsor/Moderator: Alan Green


All sessions are held on campus on Friday evenings, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
FREE and open to the public. Limited seating. FALS approved.
Registration and tickets are required

CALL (864) 388-8426 or email: continuinged@lander.edu

Lander University Continuing Education, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649

Political Symposium