Various election-related events scheduled at SMU

 

October 10, 2012

VoteDALLAS (SMU) – Election season events at SMU continue to offer opportunities for enlightenment, discussion and debate as election day approaches. Understand what makes presidents tick, analyze election issues and discuss the presidential debates at SMU events open to the community as well as students, faculty and staff.

October 11

Vice Presidential Debate

7 p.m., free

View the televised presidential debate at SMU’s O’Donnell Hall, then participate in a debate about the event moderated by faculty and members of the SMU debate program.

Meadows School of the Arts

http://mcs.smu.edu/calendar/node/622

October 15

Election 2012 Preview

5:30 p.m. wine reception, 6 p.m. lecture, $135 for series for Godbey Lecture Series members, $195 for nonmembers; $45/$65 for individual lecture

Political science professors Cal Jillson, Dennis Simon and Matthew Wilson will discuss the trends, issues and voter groups critical in determining the outcomes of various races.

SMU Godbey Lecture Series

http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/AboutDedmanCollege/GodbeyLectureSeries

October 16

Secrets From the White House Kitchen:
Lecture, Book Signing
and Hors Doeuvres

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $99

Recipes, anecdotes and samples of White House kitchen fare are on the menu when Secrets from the White House Kitchens author John R. Hanny III speaks. The evening includes a lecture, signed book and hors d’oeuvres.

SMU Continuing and Professional Education

www.smu.edu/cape

October 16

Presidential Debate Series

7 p.m., free

View the televised presidential debate at SMU’s O’ Donnell Hall, then participate in a debate about the event moderated by faculty and members of the SMU debate program.

Meadows School of the Arts

http://mcs.smu.edu/calendar/node/626

October 22

Presidential Debate Series

7 p.m. free

View the televised presidential debate at SMU’s O’Donnell Hall, then participate in a debate about the event moderated by faculty and members of the SMU debate program.

Meadows School of the Arts

http://mcs.smu.edu/calendar/node/620

October 29

It’s Always “The Economy, Stupid” – The Economy and Election Outcomes

5:30 p.m. wine reception, 6 p.m. lecture, $135 for series for Godbey Lecture Series members, $195 for nonmembers; $45/$65 for individual lecture

Which economic outcomes seem to matter most to voters? Do macroeconomic fluctuations exhibit cycles related to the electoral cycle? Economics professor Nathan Balke discusses economic implications for the November elections.

SMU Godbey Lecture Series

http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/AboutDedmanCollege/GodbeyLectureSeries

November 12

Election 2012 Analysis

5:30 p.m. wine reception, 6 p.m. lecture, $135 for series for Godbey Lecture Series members, $195 for nonmembers; $45/$65 for individual lecture

Political science professors Cal Jillson, Dennis Simon and Matthew Wilson assess turning points in presidential and congressional campaigns and analyze voting results.

http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/AboutDedmanCollege/GodbeyLectureSeries

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