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March 2017

Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) Discusses U.S.-Russian Relations

March 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Auerbach Auditorium, St. Mary’s Hall, SMCM Campus, Center for the Study of Democracy at SMCM
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001 United States
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A third-generation Marylander, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is Ranking Member of Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. He has worked across party lines to further America’s national security and to ensure that good governance, transparency and respect for human rights are integrated into our foreign policy efforts. Senator Cardin has earned a reputation as a defender of universal human rights and refugees worldwide. He is the author of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which has changed the human rights abusers…

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July 2017

The Spirit of Jazz and Democracy

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Auerbach Auditorium, St. Mary’s Hall, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 47458 Trinity Church Road
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 Select a Country:
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DeSousaBrent and RCS event

The DeSousa-Brent Scholars Program and the 19th annual River Concert Series welcome masters of jazz improvisation Paul Murphy (drums) and Larry Willis (piano) for the opening performance of the River Series Finale Weekend, a jazz and heritage festival. Dominic Fragman ’07, spotlights the congruency of jazz and democracy—the role of improvisation in the expansion of freedom. Murphy and Willis perform a concert of total improvisation with guest performances by poet Jere Carroll and Fragman on drums.

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September 2017

Immigration to Maryland

September 14 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001 United States
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Immigration to Maryland September 14, 2017 (Thursday) 4:45 p.m., Cole Cinema, Campus Center, SMCM Campus Open to the public, free of charge The history of Southern Maryland is the history of newcomers. Today, St. Mary’s County is home to over 600 new immigrants who represent a number of different nationalities. Where did they come from? How well have they integrated in Southern Maryland communities? Dr. Julia A. King, SMCM Professor of Anthropology, will take us to the past with her presentation Immigration…

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Judge William O.E. Sterling/Constitution Day Lecture

September 19 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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We the Whole People: Creating a More Perfect Union from Imperfect People How does a document written 230 years ago continue to guide a fractured modern republic?  What are the principles that underlie the success of the world’s oldest written national constitution?  And what are the stories of the Americans who sought to expand the definition of “We the People”?  From the Cherokee Nation to Frederick Douglass to Susan B. Anthony, these voices resonate today with a call to fulfill…

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AADS Fall Symposium: From Slavery to Freedom: “The Struggle for Civic Virtue at St. Mary’s and Beyond”

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blackistone Room, Anne Arundel Hall
St. Mary's City, MD - Maryland 20686 United States
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African and African Diaspora Studies logo

The African and African Diaspora Studies program (AADS) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host its first annual fall symposium on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23. “From Slavery to Freedom: The Struggle for Civic Virtue at St. Mary’s and Beyond” will give special attention to recently discovered evidence that St. Mary’s Female Seminary owned slaves during the nineteenth century. The symposium will also examine practices designed to memorialize slavery on American college campuses. In addition, scholars will explore…

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“From Slavery to Freedom: The Struggle for Civic Virtue at St. Mary’s and Beyond”

September 23 @ 8:50 am - 6:30 pm
Free
African and African Diaspora Studies logo

The African and African Diaspora Studies program (AADS) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host its first annual fall symposium on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23. “From Slavery to Freedom: The Struggle for Civic Virtue at St. Mary’s and Beyond” will give special attention to recently discovered evidence that St. Mary’s Female Seminary owned slaves during the nineteenth century. The symposium will also examine practices designed to memorialize slavery on American college campuses. In addition, scholars will explore…

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The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy: Introduction to Innovative Thinking

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aldom Lounge, Campus Center, 47600 Mill Field Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Spirit of Jazz and Democracy

The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy fall residency features interactive lectures, performances, workshops, and master classes designed to inspire free thinking, democratic engagement, and positive social and political progress. In the "Introduction to Innovative Thinking" workshop, master drummer Paul F. Murphy and jazz historian and drummer Dominic Fragman ’07, guide participants through explorations of the concept and practice of innovation in jazz, other art forms, social practices, and the life of the individual. This project was made possible by a…

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October 2017

The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy: Jazz and Democracy and Why

October 11 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Aldom Lounge, Campus Center, 47600 Mill Field Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Free
Spirit of Jazz and Democracy

The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy fall residency features interactive lectures, performances, workshops, and master classes designed to inspire free thinking, democratic engagement, and positive social and political progress. In the workshop,"Jazz and Democracy and Why," master drummer Paul F. Murphy, jazz historian and drummer Dominic Fragman ’07, and philosopher Sybol Anderson reflect upon the complementarity of jazz and democracy as promoting the free evolution of ideas, and thus as embodying the core American value of freedom. Participants examine the…

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Q & A with MD Gubernatorial Candidate Sen. Rich Madaleno

October 16 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Library, Room 321, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001 United States
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Senator Madaleno

Free of Charge, Open to the Public. Maryland State Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr. (D-Montgomery Co.) is running for governor.  "I am the only Democrat who can take on and beat Larry Hogan next November," said Madaleno in a July interview in the Washington Post. As governor, Madaleno said, he would push for universal pre­kindergarten in Maryland and larger investments in higher education "to make the dream of a college degree without debt a reality." In the Maryland Senate, Madaleno…

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The Missiles of October: What the World Didn’t Know

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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  The Cuban Missile Crisis +55 On the 55th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the secret deployment of Soviet missiles in Cuba brought the world to the brink of an unthinkable nuclear war, Emmy-award winning filmmaker Sherry Jones presents "The Missiles of October: What the World Didn't Know." This gripping documentary is told through minute-by-minute accounts of those who were involved from the United States, the Soviet Union and Cuba. Today, as North Korea's nuclear missile program reaches…

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