- Annenberg Conference Room
- SSMS 4315
A panel of UCSB faculty will discuss and analyze key issues of the 2012 US Presidential and congressional elections. Topics to be addressed include: media coverage of the campaigns and debates; the role of the economy and foreign policy in the elections; the relationship between social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party and the elections; the role of ethnic and gender diversity in the campaigns; and social media and campaigning. Panelists will first respond to a series of questions posed by the moderator and then the audience will be invited to ask questions and participate in the discussion. Please join us for a lively discussion of the most important event of the next four years!
Moderator: Bruce Bimber, Professor of Political Science
D. Inés Casillas, Assistant Professor of Chicano/a Studies
Anna Everett, Professor of Film and Media Studies
George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies
John Woolley, Professor of Political Science
Note: This will be a 2 hour event.