U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, running for reelection in November, headlines the list of events this Spring sponsored by the John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy at Winthrop University.
Graham is scheduled to discuss education on Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at Dina's Place in the DiGiorgio Campus Center.
The West Forum, named after former S.C. Gov. John C. West, is "dedicated to promoting civic engagement in South Carolina."
Other events include:
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It Happened on the Way to the WarWHAT: Mr Rye Barcott will present his experience in the Marine Corps in Iraq, Bosnia and Horn of Africa as well as starting a non-profit organization in Kibera, Kenya.WHEN: 11 am, Jan. 30, Dina's Place, DiGiorgio Center. Women in Leadership in the US MilitaryWHAT: Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz, Superintendent of the US Coast Guard Academy, will discuss women in leadership in the military.WHEN: 11 am, Feb. 6, Dina's Place, DiGiorgio Center. South Carolina Voting RightsWHAT: Ms Vickie Middleton, Executive Director of the South Carolina ACLU will discuss the history of the Voting Rights Act in South Carolina.WHEN: 11 am, Feb. 13, location TBD. Genes, Behavior and PoliticsWHAT: Dr John Hibbing will discuss his research on gene’s role in political decision-making.WHEN: 11 am, Feb. 27, Dina's Place, DiGiorgio Center. A look Inside the South Carolina GOP PrimaryWHAT: Dr Scott Huffmon will discuss the latest results of the Winthrop Poll.WHEN: 11 am, April 10, Owens G01.
Breast ConfusionWHAT: Dr Michael Lipscomb will discuss breastfeeding and the breast in contemporary political culture.WHEN: 11 am, March 6, Owens G02.