Super Tuesday - religion, media, values, women, politics


Media Advisory

Looking for a new angle on Super Tuesday? Media are invited to the following programs that look at religion, the media, values and what women think - in these intriguing programs being offered free. Three events cover the issues before Super Tuesday, the Feb. 7 event gives a perspective after the Super Tuesday election results. If you wish to cover any of these events, please contact: Nancy Habetz, director of media relations, Fairfield University, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647 or (203) 451-1725, nhabetz@mail.fairfield.edu

Super Tuesday - Fairfield University Examines the Issues

Saturday, Feb. 2 and Monday, Feb. 4:
Religious Issues and the Election
Panelists include:
Richard Ryscavege, S.J., director of the Center for Faith and Public Life;
Donald Greenberg, Ph.D., professor of politics; and
Jocelyn Boryczka, Ph.D., asst. professor of politics, director, Program in Peace and Justice.
Feb. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the DiMenna-Nyselius Libray Multimedia Room
Feb. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Barone Campus Center Lower Lobby.
Presented by the Center for Catholic Studies

Tuesday, Feb. 5:
Women Political Pundits
Five of Fairfield University's most dynamic, humorous and incisive minds discuss Super Tuesday and the remaining candidates.
Panelists include:
Jocelyn Boryczka, Ph.D., asst. professor of politics, director of Program in Peace and Justice;
Nancy Dallavalle, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies;
Janie Leatherman, Ph.D., professor of politics;
Sharlene McEvoy, J.D., Ph.D., professor of business law; and
Renee White, Ph.D., professor of sociology and anthropology and co-director of the Program in Black Studies.
Feb. 5 at noon in the Kelley Center Presentation Room, across from Barone Campus Center
Presented by the Fairfield University Women's Forum.

Thursday, Feb. 7
Becoming an Informed Electorate: Issues and Values and the Role of the Media
Panelists include:
Rev. Dr. Brian Schofield-Bodt, president of the Council of Churches;
James Smith, editor of the Connecticut Post; and
Rev. Richard Ryscavage, S.J., director of the Center for Faith and Public Life.
Feb. 7 from 7:15 to 9 a.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Presented by the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport and Fairfield University

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on February 1, 2008