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Media Literacy, Civic Engagement, and Democracy

An exploration of media, polarization, and the functioning of American democracy.

Fall 2022 MLCED programs

Media Literacy, Civic Engagement and Democracy Project

MLCED is a multiyear project to inform and engage the southern Maryland community on the important relationship between the media and American democracy.

September 27, 2022
The Devil is in the Details:
When Conspiracies are Good,
Bad and Ugly

Presented by Brandi Collins-Dexter
Associate Director of Research,
Technology and Social Change
Project Shorenstein Center on Media,
Politics and Public Policy (Harvard University)
Glendening Annex at 5 p.m.

October 24, 2022
MEMES Workshop
Presented by SMCM Faculty
Glendening Annex at 11:30 a.m.

November 10, 2022
Anti-immigrant Misinformation
Campaigns

Presented by Shauna Siggelkow
Director of Digital Storytelling
for Define America
Cole Cinema at 5 p.m.

Please contact democracy@smcm.edu for more information.

Hilda C. Landers Library

Center for the Study of Democracy

St. Mary's College of Maryland,
the National Public Honors College