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2012 Archives

Various election-related events scheduled at SMU

October 15, 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 15

Election 2012 Preview

Time: 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

Place: Maggiano’s at North Park Center

About: 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.

Sponsor: SMU Godbey Lecture Series

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

October 16

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

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

Place: Umphrey Lee Center - Mack Ballroom

About: 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.

Sponsor: SMU Continuing and Professional Education

More Info: www.smu.edu/cape

October 16

Presidential Debate Series

Time: 7 p.m., free

Place: Umphrey Lee Center - Room 241

About: 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.

Sponsor: Meadows School of the Arts

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

October 22

Presidential Debate Series

Time: 7 p.m., free

Place: Umphrey Lee Center - Room 241

About: 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.

Sponsor: Meadows School of the Arts

More Info: http://mcs.smu.edu/calendar/event/presidential-debate-series-2 

October 29

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

Time: 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

Place: Maggiano’s at North Park Center

About: 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.

Sponsor: SMU Godbey Lecture Series

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

November 12

Election 2012 Analysis

Time: 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

Place: Maggiano’s at North Park Center

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

Sponsor: SMU Godbey Lecture Series

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

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