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IPS Event Archive

Institute for Political Studies

The IPS provides a forum for students to engage a variety of political issues impacting their lives. The primary activity of the IPS is to host events that bring topic experts on campus to share their knowledge with our community.


Speakers and Presentations

The speakers who come to interact with students at the college have presented on a wide range of topics over time, ranging from state politics to lobbying and much more.

Spring 2018

Sept. 20
Constitution Day Event - Media Literacy in the Age of Trump.
Guest speaker: Dr. Edward J. Harpham, UT Dallas

Oct. 11
Media Coverage of the American Presidency
Guest speaker: Dr. Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, UNT

Nov. 6
TED Talks: Media and Democracy
Guest speakers: Clay Shirky and Pia Mancini

Fall 2017

Feb. 19
President's Day Event - Political Women and the Media
Co-sponsored by the Brookhaven IGNITE Club
Guest speaker: Dr. Michele Lockhart, UT Dallas

March 7
The Media, Free Speech and Hate Speech
Co-sponsored by the Brookhaven IGNITE Club
Guest speaker: Dr. Rita Kirk, SMU

March 28
Film Event and Panel Discussion: Good Night, and Good Luck
Co-sponsored by the Brookhaven History Department

April 11
Politics within the Media


Social Science Division
Bldg. K, Room K240