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Final CCU Politics, American Style event to address elections

March 15, 2004

The final event in Coastal Carolina Universitys Politics, American Style community dialogue series will be a discussion on issues relating to the American electoral system. The event, titled American Elections and Representation: Fact or Fiction, will be held Tuesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. in Georgetown at Prince George Parish Hall and again on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. in Myrtle Beach at Temple Emanu-El at 65th Ave. N. and Kings Highway.

Jack Riley associate professor of politics at Coastal, will lead a discussion on Do Campaigns and Elections Matter? Michael Ruse, assistant professor of philosophy and religion at Coastal, will address the question How Do You Vote When Both Sides Are the Middle?

These events are part of the On Being American series, created last year by the Board of Visitors of Coastals Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The series is designed to involve area citizens and Coastal faculty members in discussions about the basic tenets of American life and culture.

For more information, contact the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at 349-2421.