COMMUNITY NEWS:

Hopkins Symposium: Big-Name Speakers Discuss Politics and Power

The 2001 Milton Eisenhower Symposium at The Johns Hopkins University will be held this month at the Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 516-7683 or e-mail mse@jhu.edu.

Greta van Susteren
"The Growing Political Power of the Legal Community"
Sun., Nov. 4, 2001
8:00 pm, Shriver Hall
Legal analyst and TV host Greta van Susteren will examine the role of lawyers in today's society and the future of the legal community.

US Representative Barney Frank (D-MA)
"Gridlock: A View from the Hill"
Tues., Nov. 6, 2001
8:00 pm, Shriver Hall
Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) will address the inner workings of politics on Capitol Hill.

Lani Guinier
"One Person, One Vote: The Search for Electoral Equality"
Thurs., Nov. 8, 2001
8:00 pm, Shriver Hall
Civil rights activist and Harvard Law School Professor Lani Guinier will address voter apathy and the electoral process in general.

Debate between JHU College Democrats and Republicans
"Political Parties in Perspective: A Battle for the Middle Ground" Thurs., Nov. 15, 2001
8:00 pm, AMR I Multipurpose Room
The JHU College Democrats and Republicans will debate their parties' stances on controversial issues ranging from gun control to abortion to the death penalty.

 


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This story was published on November 7, 2001.