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Global Studies Panel Discussion

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

 FREDERICK, Md.—A panel discussion titled "Revolution in the Age of New Media Contextualizing the Popular Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa," will be held April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Hood College in the Whitaker Campus Center Commons.

Presented by the global studies program, this exploration of the underlying factors regarding the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa will include topics such as politics, economics and religion and new media technology.

Panelists will be Hood faculty members Hoda Zaki, Ph.D., department of political Science; Sang Kim, Ph.D., department of economics and management; Stephen Wilson, Ph.D., department of religion and philosophy; Ahmed Salem, Ph.D., department of computer science; Donald Wright, Ph.D., department of foreign languages and literatures and David Gurzick, Ph.D., department of economics and management.

The Colloquium lecture, "Sneaks, Peeks, and WikiLeaks: Anarchy, Censorship and the Brave New World of Digital Media," with Mark Feldstein, will directly follow the panel discussion.

Please contact David Gurzick at gurzick@hood.edu or (301) 696-3857 for more information