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What Research Reveals About Why We Vote

Science Pub RVA

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

What Research Reveals About Why We Vote

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What Research Reveals About Why We Vote

 

 

How do people go about deciding whether or not to vote?  Come hear a brief talk about some of the scholarship on this decision-making process and its implications on our electoral discourse and our political representation.  Then discuss the research, your own motivations for choosing whether or not to vote and how that relates with recent studies.  You may be surprised by what the science says about how your motivation relates to your political preferences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who:

Dr. Ernest B. McGowen, III   

Assistant Professor, University of Richmond

 

 

 

 

 

 

When:

Tuesday, October  2

 

 

 

6:00 – 7:00 pm

 7:00 – 7:20 pm

7:20 – 8:00 pm 

8:00 – ?

 

Gather  (unstructured/optional)

Scientist has the floor

Moderated Discussion

(unstructured/optional)

 

 

 

 

 

Where:

 

The Camel

1621 W Broad St

Richmond  23220


Feel free to park in the Lowes parking lot across the street

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Sipping a glass of water at these free, open-to-the-public gatherings is completely copacetic.


Should you wish to quench your thirst another way (like with something from The Camel's 28 taps) or enjoy some good eats, you'll need to bring some moola.

 

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When & Where


The Camel
1621 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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Science Pub RVA

Science Pub RVA connects curious citizens and creative scientists over a sip of some sort at informal gatherings in non-academic settings.

What to expect  A short, jargon-free presentation by a local scientific thinker and a slightly longer period dedicated to questions and dialogue among the attendees and with a local scientist. 

What to bring  No background in science is needed.  A smidge of curiosity is all it takes to enjoy a fun and engaging time.  Pub is in our name, but sipping a glass of water at these events is completely copacetic. 

 

 
    

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