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Fall 2008 Lecture Series

Fall 2008

Politics and the Press:

The Relationship Between Government and the Fourth Estate

  Fall 2008 Lecture Series
 Date  Speaker  Lecture Title
August 25 Honors Students                                                 Study Abroad Presentations
September 1 Labor Day - No Classes  
September 8 Bill Ford, Weatherford Chair of Finance Immigrationomics
September 15 Beverly Keel, Recording Industry From Preachers to Sniper Fire: Press Coverage of the 2008 Presidential Election
September 22 Antoinette Van Zelm, Center for Historic Preservation Let us Have a Grand Rally: Tennessee's Former Slaves Become Citizens
September 29 Clare Bratten, Electronic Media Imagining a Nation: Kurdistan of Iraq and the Problems of the Documentary Form
October 6 TBA  
October 13 Fall Break - No Classes  
October 20 Sekou Franklin, Political Science Between Jesse Jackson and Barack Obama: Race Management, Electoral Populism, and Presidential Politics
October 27 Mark Byrnes, Liberal Arts Politics, the Presidency, and Film
November 3 David Foote, Management and Marketing Correspondents, Columns, and Caricatures: Politics and the Press in the Civil War
November 10 Bob Spires, Electronic Media Politics, Non-Traditional Media and Young Voters
November 17 John Omachonu, Mass Comm Agenda-Setting Images in National Politics
November 24 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations
December 1 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations