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18952 E. Fisher Road
St. Mary's City, MD
20686-3001

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47474 Trinity Church Road
St. Mary's City, MD
20686-3001


Director:
Dr. Michael Cain
Professor of Political Science
Kent Hall 105
(240) 895-4215
mjgcain@smcm.edu

2011-2012

March 13
"St. Mary's County School Board Candidate Forum"
7:00-8:30 | Leonardtown High School Auditorium


March
"Maryland Day"
All-day | Historic St. Mary's City


Thursday, November 17
"Building Peaceful Partnerships in the 21st Century: The Importance of the Peace Corps"
Aaron Williams, Director of Peace Corps
4:15pm | DPC


Tuesday, November 8
"Bag It"
Film Screening
6:30pm | Cole Cinema
Co-sponsored by The League of Women Voters


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.


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


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


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


Monday, September 26
"Political Murder in Latin America"
A lecture by John Green
8:15pm | Cole Cinema
Co-sponsored with the History Department


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
8pm | St. Mary’s Hall
Co-sponsored by the Patuxent Partnership, Lecture and Fine Arts Committee, Democracy Studies, History, and the History Club


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
Glendening Annex | 6:50pm


Monday, September 12
Voices Reading Series
"9-11 Commemoration with Reading for the Lucille Clifton Memorial Anthology"
Daugherty - Palmer Commons | 8:15 PM
Co-sponsored by the Arts Alliance of St. Mary’s College, Maryland Humanities Council and the English Department


Thursday, August 11
"NASA Policy Group"
8:00am – 3:00pm | River Center