Dick Polman, Penn Professor Roundtable Discussion
"Who Will Win The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election - And Why"
Thursday, September 13, 6:00pm, Union League Club
Dick Polman, Penn's Maury Povich "Writer in Residence", and Philadelphia Inquirer political columnist and blogger, hosts a roundtable discussion on the 2012 Presidential Election. A very timely event, the roundtable discussion will begin with a speech from Professor Polman - who is teaching a class in the fall semester on Presidential Elections - titled "Who Will Win The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election - And Why."
When: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Where: Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL
**PLEASE NOTE: There is a dress code at the Union League Club, business-casual attire is required! From the Union League Club website, Business Casual Attire is defined as:
- Men: Collared shirt (including turtleneck) and slacks (no jeans).
- Women: Slacks or skirt with blouse or sweater.
Wine & Cheese Reception: 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Speaker Presentation: 6:45pm - 7:15pm "Who Will Win The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election - And Why"
Q&A / Roundtable Discussion: 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Event Concludes at 8:00pm
Cost: $40 for paid Penn Club Members, $50 for Non-Members, includes Cheese & Wine Reception.
*NO REFUNDS!* Due to the nature of this event, all purchases are final and we are unable to offer refunds on unused tickets.
Cash bar available for other beverage purchases.
Dick Polman's Bio:
Dick Polman is the Maury Povich "Writer in Residence", a full-time member of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing faculty, and the national political columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He also blogs daily about politics at whyy.org/polman. He spent 22 years on the Inquirer writing staff; most recently, as the national political writer from 1992 to 2006, he covered four presidential elections and dozens of Senate and House races nationwide. At other times, he was a foreign correspondent based in London; a baseball writer covering the Philadelphia Phillies; a general-assignment feature writer; and a longtime regular contributor to the newspaper's Sunday magazine, where he wrote long-form pieces about everything from Nazi war criminals to the comeback of the condom. Prior to the Inquirer, he was a metro columnist on the Hartford Courant, and was the founding editor of the alternative newspaper, the Hartford Advocate. Dick attended George Washington University, where he served as managing editor of the college newspaper, and graduated with a BA in Public Affairs in 1973. He first came to Penn in 1990, when he audited classes during a one-semester fellowship, and he started teaching at Penn part time in 2003.
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