This fall, University of Delaware students can advance their expertise in American politics with the one-credit Topics in Political Communication course, "Direction Democracy: From Hollywood to Reality." As part of the National Agenda program, the pass/fail course explores American democracy through films, documentaries, and National Agenda programs. In addition to the film series, students in the course must attend the National Agenda 2019 speaker series. The Center for Political Communication director, Nancy Karibjanian, teaches the class on Wednesday evenings, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Look for COMM/POSC/LEAD/UAPP 337, Topics in Political Communication, in UD's course catalog. Please call 302-831-7771 for more information.
The ninth annual National Agenda program, "Direction Democracy," explores where we have been, where we are going, and the current state of democracy in the United States. Each fall, the speaker series features Washington insiders, journalists, politicians, academics and other well-known names. The public events take place at the historic Mitchell Hall Auditorium on the University of Delaware's Newark campus on Wednesday evenings. The National Agenda 2019 film series, "From Hollywood to Reality," is also open to the public and explores the theme of American democracy through films and documentaries.
Students in the course must attend the class on Wednesday evenings at the UD Library Viewing Room or Mitchell Hall Auditorium on the following dates and times:
September 4, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
September 11, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
September 18, 6:30 p.m. (UD Library)
September 25, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
October 2, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
October 16, 6:30 p.m. (UD Library)
October 23, 6:30 p.m. (UD Library)
November 6, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
November 20, 7:30 p.m. (Mitchell)
December 4, 6:30 p.m. (UD Library)