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Citadel News Service

For Release
Feb. 26, 2004

Citadel hosts Symposium on Southern politics

          The Citadel Department of Political Science is proud to host the 14th Symposium on Southern Politics Thursday and Friday, March 4 and 5 in Mark Clark Hall where nearly 50 scholarly papers will be presented.

          The Symposium on Southern Politics takes place every two years and has become nationally renowned among political science scholars. The symposium's concentration on Southern politics adds a unique dimension to political scholarship and has spawned countless projects, articles and books, attracting scholars from all over the country.

          This year's symposium features panels on such topics as southern party development, race and ethnicity in southern politics, state electoral politics and legislative politics in the South. In addition, there will be a roundtable discussion of the 2004 elections in the South.

          Two panels will run simultaneously during each session. Panel discussions open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Political Science at 953-5072.

Thursday, March 4

9:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Partisan Development in the South I and Race and Ethnicity in Southern Politics

1 - 2:30 p.m. - State Electoral Politics and Southern Distinctiveness Examined

2:45 - 4:15 p.m. - Public Policy/Southern State and Local Politics and Race and Southern Politics.

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Roundtable on the 2004 Elections and Authors' Discussion

Friday, March 5

8:30 - 9:45 a.m. - Legislative Politics in the South and The Literature of Southern Politics.

10 - 11:45 a.m. - Public Policy/State & Local Politics and Partisan Development in the South.

1:45 - 3:30 p.m. - Partisan Development in the South and Literature of Southern Politics.





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