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Program Summary

Alworth Institute

Spring 2019 Chronological Program Summary

(as January 23, 2019)

All events are at UMD unless noted otherwise; are free and open to the public.

 The theme for this academic year is 
Contemporary Challenges for News Media across the Globe

 

January

Thursday, January 24 – 12:00 p.m. – Kathryn A. Martin Library 4th Floor Rotunda – Brown Bag Presentation - Why Poland?  – Presented by Dr. Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Chair, Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee and Associate Professor, UMD Department of Communication (Co-sponsored by the UMD  Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee and the Office of International Programs and Services) 

Wednesday, January 30 – 4:30 p.m. - Kathryn A. Martin Library 4th Floor Rotunda – Panel Remarks and Discussion - Journalistic Challenges around the World - Presented by Dr. John Hatcher, Associate Professor of Journalism, Dr. Jennifer E. Moore, Assistant Professor of Journalism, and Dr. Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Associate Professor of Communication, all from the UMD Department of Communication

February

Thursday, February 14 - 12:00 p.m. - Kathryn A. Martin Library 4th Floor Rotunda - Brown Bag Presentation - Wroclaw: Urban Transformations – Presented by Dr. William Henderson, International Associate and former director, Alworth Institute

Wednesday, February 20 - 7:00 p.m. - Kathryn A. Martin Library 4th Floor Rotunda - International Lecture - Italy and the Limits of Populism - Presented by Dr. William Henderson, International Associate and former director, Alworth Institute

Thursday, February 28 - 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. - Kirby Student Center Ballroom - Special Event - International Trivia Competition - WorldQuest - Team-based with dinner and door prizes ($5 for students; $15 for others; contact the Alworth Institute for information and registration)