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March 6, 2002

Updated October 21, 2003: Visit this link for the 14th Biennial Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics
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Citadel hosts Symposium on Southern Politics

          The Citadel Department of Political Science is proud to host the 13th Symposium on Southern Politics Thursday and Friday, March 7-8, in Mark Clark Hall. Programs for the event are available in the Political Science Department in Capers Hall, Room 415. For additional information, call (843) 953-5072.

          The Symposium on Southern Politics takes place every two years and has become nationally renowned among political science scholars. The symposiums 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 years symposium features the following panel discussions:


Panel Session I: 10:15 a.m. -- noon
Panel A: Public Policy and Southern State and Local Politics I
Panel B: Race and Ethnicity in the South
Panel C: Grassroots Activists Survey: The Deep South

Panel II: 1:30 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m.
Panel D: Electoral Structures and Behavior in the South
Panel E: Public Policy and Southern State and Local Politics II

Panel Session III: 3:15 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.
Panel F: A Retrospective Look at The Transformation of Southern Politics


Panel Session IV: 8:30 a.m. -- 9:45 a.m.
Panel G: The South in Congress
Panel H: Public Opinion and Political Attitudes

Panel Session V: 10:00 -- 11:45 a.m.
Panel I: Issues in Southern Electoral Structures
Panel J: The 2000 Presidential Election in the South
Panel K: Patterns in Southern Party Development

Panel Session VI: 1:45 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m.
Panel L: State Legislative Politics in the South
Panel M: Political Leadership in Southern Politics
Panel N: Grassroots Activists Survey: The Rim South