Event Archive

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Asia and the US Elections: Panel Discussion

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

The 2016 US Presidential election is fraught with issues that affect Asia, trade, and security. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), China's flexing regional might, North Korea, the silent but enduring presence of Russia, the ripple effects of democratic transitions such as the Arab Spring, along with the waning idea of a national superpower, South Asia and its development, the environment and human impact—to name a few in broad strokes—add to the litany of urgent issues facing our national election.…

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Mock Presidential Debate

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Location: 101 DeBartolo Hall

A debate between two students representing Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump. The event will be moderated by students, and will tackle many issues including the economy, education, and foreign policy.

For additional information, please visit http://studentgovernment.nd.edu/

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Presidential Debate Watch

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Location: LaFortune Ballroom

Enjoy pizza and ice cream.

From Washington University in St. Louis, MO, the second presidential debate will take the form of a town hall meeting, in which half of the questions will be posed directly by citizen participants and the other half will be posed by the moderator based on topics of broad public interest as reflected in social media and other sources. The candidates will have two minutes to respond and there will be an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate further discussion. The town hall meeting participants will be uncommitted voters selected by the Gallup Organization.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Vice Presidential Debate Watch

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Location: LaFortune Ballroom

Enjoy free Chick-fil-a.

From Longwood University in Farmville, VA, this is the first and only vice presidential debate, between Senator Tim Kaine and Governor Mike Pence, of the 2016 campaign. The debate will be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Tension City: The Televised Presidential Debates

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall

Jim Lehrer Jim Lehrer

In a unique and unpredictable election year, the University of Notre Dame will examine the presidential campaign through the lens of debates past and present in its 2016 Notre Dame Forum.

Titled “Debating Our Future,” this year’s ND Forum will reflect on the upcoming election in the context of the presidential and vice presidential debates, including discussion of the place of debate in the democratic process as well as an analysis of past debates from the perspective of those involved in moderating and planning them. Campus debate watches and other events related to the election will be held in the weeks leading up to the election.…

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Sunday, September 4, 2016