“Your Future, Your Vote: The Race for President 2016,” a provocative series of interactive discussions and debates, opens September 14 with a panel on immigration issues and will continue during the weeks leading up to this year’s hotly contested Presidential election.
The opening event, “The Immigration Dilemma,” takes place at 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 14 at the Sidney Gelber Auditorium in the Student Activities Center. The panel presentation will feature:
- Nancy Hiemstra, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- Lori Flores, History
- Gallya Lahav, Political Science
- Hugo Benitez-Silva, Economics
Upcoming events include:
- Wednesday, September 28: What Will Be in Your Wallet? Jobs, Trade and the Economy
- Wednesday, October 26: The Terror Threat and National Security
- Wednesday, November 2: The Future of the Supreme Court
- Tuesday, November 15: Bonus session: How America Voted – What Does it All Mean?
Enter the “Your Voice, Your Future, Your Vote” Essay Contest
In association with the series, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric will hold an essay contest, “Your Voice, Your Future, Your Vote.” The winning entry in each of four session categories – immigration, the economy, national and global security, and the Supreme Court – will receive a $500 cash prize.
The series is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Journalism, the Division of Student Affairs and the Andrew Goodman Foundation. For further information on the essay contest and lecture series, see the CAS website.
The series will be streamed live at stonybrook.edu/live.