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Race and the Race for the Presidency

The School of Media and Public Affairs

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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                                            Race and the Race for the Presidency                                          

 You are invited to attend this free, half-day event at George Washington University. Key scholars, experts and journalists will use the 2012 campaign as a backdrop to explore the importance of race in modern American politics, the role and coverage of race in the 2012 election and the impact of race issues on future campaigns.

Additional support for this event is from the
GW Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Donna Brazile 


 Featuring Two Dynamic Panel Discussions:

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Symposium schedule, Ground Floor, Jack Morton Auditorium:

1:00 p.m. Doors Open
1:30 p.m. Keynote Address
2:00 p.m. Panel One followed by Q and A

Join this discussion to explore how the campaigns handled issues around race and how the media covered race during the campaign. The panel will also consider general media coverage of race in American politics.

3:15 p.m. Panel Two followed by Q and A

Join this discussion to examine how race may have affected individual voters’ thinking and choices last year. Also, the panel will consider what this portends for the future of American politics and public policy with a particular focus on implications for black Americans.

5:00 p.m. Post-event reception, Second Floor, Art Gallery Lobby

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Please RSVP by April 15. This event is open to the public. Seats at the event will be given out on a first-to-arrive, first-to-be-seated basis. Travel information to the Media and Public Affairs building is here. Questions? Email us at samara@gwu.edu

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GW School of Media and Public Affairs/ Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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The School of Media and Public Affairs

The School of Media and Public Affairs is an established thought leader for teaching and research in the areas of political communication, journalism, global communication and documentary filmmaking. We have pioneered two of those fields, offering Journalism classes since 1938 and establishing the world’s first Political Communication major in 1982.  Our classes are taught by full-time professors and successful adjunct professionals with recognized reputations in their field and a dedication to publishing with and mentoring our student body.

The only communication school in the center of the world’s politics and media capital, the School of Media and Public Affairs brings Washington D.C. into our classrooms and our students out into the city. 

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