St. Mary's College of Maryland

Schedule of Events


Thursday, February 7
5:30 - 6:30 PM
St. Mary's Hall
America, India and Pakistan
To the Brink and Back:
Avoiding Armageddon in Asia

Recent Events:

Wednesday, November 28
5:00 PM | Cole Cinema
The Libertarian Vision
of a Limited Government
Lectures on Liberty
Dr. Daniel Mitchell
CATO Institute
Co - Sponsored with the
Economics, Lecture and Fine Arts Departments

Thursday, November 8
What Just Happened? A Discussion of Tuesday's Election
Washington, D.C.
Co-Sponsored with the Office of Alumni Affairs and the Political Science Department

Tuesday, November 13
5:00 PM | St. Mary's Hall
Proposition 8: The Play
Co-Sponsored with the Departments of Art, Art History and Political Science
-A dramatic reading of court arguments surrounding same sex marriage in California-

Thursday, October 25
5:30 PM | St. Mary's Hall
Russia and America: What  Can We Expect in the Next Four Years?
James S. Collins, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- an assessment of U.S./Russian relations with the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia -

Program Highlight

Thursday, February 7

America, India and Pakistan
to the Brink and Back:
Avoiding Armageddon in Asia

5:30 - 6:30 PM
 St. Mary's Hall


Student Spotlight

St. Mary's Votes!

St. Mary's Votes!

Since its inception in 2004, the club has registered over 850 young people to vote in State and National elections. In 2008, the club expanded its role in civic engagement to include working as election and poll judges during primary and general elections.


2011 - 2012 Events

Thursday, August 11

 NASA Policy Group

8:00am – 3:00pm | River Center

Monday, September 12

Voices Reading Series

9-11 Commemoration with Reading for the Lucille Clifton Memorial Anthology

DPC | 8:15pm

Co-sponsored by the Arts Alliance of St. Mary’s College, Maryland Humanities Council and the English Department

Thursday, September 15

Constitution Day

Prof. Garret Epps 

A lecture by civil rights expert, Professor Garret Epps of the University of Baltimore School of Law

Glendenning Annex | 6:50pm

Thursday, September 22

Imagining Slaves as Loyal Confederates: A Dangerous and Enduring Fantasy

Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at St. Mary’s College
Professor Todd Eberly and Professor Susan Grogan

Co-sponsored with the Patuxent Partnership

8pm | St. Mary’s Hall

Co-sponsored by the Lecture and Fine Arts Committee, Democracy Studies, History, and the History Club

Monday, September 26

Political Murder in Latin America

A lecture by John Green

8:15pm | Cole Cinema

Co-sponsored with the History Department 

Tuesday, September 27

Battle of Chile, Part 1

Film screening and Discussion

8:15pm | Cole Cinema

Co-sponsored with the Political Science Department and International Languages and Cultures

Thursday, October 6

Public Forum on Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

7:00pm | Calvert Marine Museum

Co-sponsored by The League of Women Voters and the St. Mary’s NAACP

Wednesday, October 12


Redistricting Challenges in Maryland
 Screening of Gerrymandering documentary and panel discussion 


4:00pm | Cole Cinema

Co-sponsored with the Political Science Department

Wednesday, October 26

South Africa Truth and Reconciliation Commission Talk

Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

8:00pm | St. Mary’s Hall

Co-Sponsored by Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Thursday, October 26




Tuesday, November 8

Bag It

Film Screening 

6:30pm | Cole Cinima

Co-sponsored by The League of Women Voters

Thursday, November 17

Building Peaceful Partnerships in the 21

st Century: The Importance of the Peace Corps

Aaron Williams, Director of Peace Corps

4:15pm | DPC


Spring 2012

St. Mary's County School Board Candidate Forum
St. Mary's County Circuit Court Candidate Forum
Maryland Day Celebration (Historic St. Mary's City)

Aerial view of St. Mary's College of Maryland campus

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