|National Agenda 2017, As We Stand, Divided: Bridging the Divides||National Agenda 2017, As We Stand, Divided: Bridging the Divides||Mitchell Hall Auditorium, University of Delaware's Newark Campus||Join Joe Biden and John Kasich for a conversation on divides facing the nation. In partnership with the Biden Institute, the Center for Political Communication presents a special National Agenda “As We Stand | Divided” program featuring the former Vice President and Gov. Kasich. They will discuss how to bridge the many political and partisan divides that exist in Washington, DC, today.
Tickets are required to attend this event. The program will begin on Tuesday, October 17, at 1 p.m. in Mitchell Hall on the University’s Newark campus. Doors will open at 12 noon.
Beginning Tuesday, October 3, tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis to the public, students, and the University community. Tickets are limited to two per person. On October 3, you may pick up tickets at Bob Carpenter Center Box Office (631 South College Avenue, Newark, Delaware; open M to F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m); and on the UD Main Campus (Trabant Box Office, Trabant University Center, Newark, Delaware; open M to F, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m).
Ticket distribution will cease at the close of business on Monday, October 16, 2017. No general admission tickets will be available on the day of the event.
The National Agenda “As We Stand | Divided” speaker series is hosted by the Center for Political Communication. Dr. Lindsay Hoffman directs the annual series. National Agenda continues on November 1 and 15; please visit cpc.udel.edu/nationalagenda for more information. National Agenda is made possible with support from the University of Delaware Office of the Provost.||10/17/2017 5:00:00 PM||10/17/2017 6:30:00 PM||False|
|National Agenda 2017||National Agenda 2017||Mitchell Hall University of Delaware's Newark Campus||Eventbrite tickets are optional but recommended, http://bit.ly/NationalAgenda_Nov1.
The seventh annual National Agenda Speaker Series explores the divides that exist in the United States, including gender, geographic, religious, partisan, and cultural.
David Bonior was elected to the Michigan State Legislature in 1972 and served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1976 to 2002. Bonior served as Democratic whip from 1991 to 2002, making him one of the highest-ranking Democrats in the House. As a member of the advisory board of the Mikva Challenge in Washington, D.C., he works to engage students in civic action.
Mike Castle served as Delaware’s Governor from 1985 to 1992 and as the U.S. Representative for Delaware’s at-large congressional district from 1993 to 2011. Castle was president of the Republican Main Street Partnership, a group of centrist Republican members of Congress, and was the co-chair of several congressional caucuses.
The fall speaker series, which is free and open to the public, will be at Mitchell Hall on the University of Delaware's Newark campus on these Wednesday evenings: September 6, September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15. National Agenda is hosted by the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication and is made possible with support from the University of Delaware Office of the Provost.||11/1/2017 11:30:00 PM||11/2/2017 1:00:00 AM||False|
|Topics in Political Communication with Muqtedar Khan||Topics in Political Communication with Muqtedar Khan||Gore Hall, Room 204||The University of Delaware's College of Arts and Sciences invites the community to attend a free lecture series, entitled "Understanding a Divided Nation." The final lecture in the series takes place in 204 Gore Hall at 7:30 pm on November 8. Invited scholars, artists, and writers will help University of Delaware students and members of the community to understand the issues of a divided nation as part of the National Agenda 2017 theme of "As We Stand, Divided."
On November 8, the series will welcome Muqtedar Khan, a professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Political Science and International Relations. Dr. Khan is the founding director of the Islamic Studies Program at the University of Delaware and a member of the Affiliated Faculty for the Center for Political Communication. He is the author of several books including Debating Moderate Islam: The Geopolitics of Islam and the West. Dr. Khan frequently comments on BBC, CNN International, FOX and VOA TV, Bridges TV, NPR and other radio and TV networks. His political commentaries appear regularly in newspapers in more than 20 countries.
The series is presented as part of a one-credit Topics in Political Communication class that examines gender, geographic, religious, partisan, and cultural divisions in the United States. Taught by UD Center for Political Communication Director Nancy Karibjanian, the pass/fail course requires students to attend both the National Agenda 2017 "As We Stand, Divided" and the in-class lecture series. The class began on August 31, 2017, and meets at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings, alternating between 204 Gore Hall and Mitchell Hall Auditorium.||11/8/2017 11:30:00 PM||11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM||False|
|National Agenda 2017: As We Stand, Divided||National Agenda 2017: As We Stand, Divided||Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware's Newark Campus||Eventbrite tickets are optional but recommended: www.bit.ly/NationalAgenda_Nov15. This event is free and open to the community.
The University of Delaware's seventh annual National Agenda Speaker Series explores the divides that exist in the United States, including gender, geographic, religious, partisan, and cultural. A first-generation Cuban American, Chris Garcia is a comedian and writer based in Los Angeles, CA. Chris cut his comedy teeth in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he was named “A Comic To Watch” by the San Jose Mercury News, “One of the 7 Funniest People in San Francisco” by 7×7 Magazine, and a "Rising Comedic Star” by the SF Weekly. Now based in his hometown of Los Angeles, Chris has been seen on Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central, Last Call with Carson Daly on NBC, and heard on memorable episodes of NPR’s This American Life and the WTF with Marc Maron podcast. His breakthrough debut album Laughing and Crying at the Same Time is available on iTunes.
The fall speaker series, which is free and open to the public, will be at Mitchell Hall on the University of Delaware's Newark campus on these Wednesday evenings: September 6, September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15. National Agenda is hosted by the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication and is made possible with support from the University of Delaware Office of the Provost.||11/16/2017 12:30:00 AM||11/16/2017 2:00:00 AM||False|