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Media Literacy, Civic Engagement, and Democracy

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

Spring 2023 MLCED programs

Poster with Spring 2023 events

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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
"Wilmington on Fire" film screening and discussion
Campus Center, Cole Cinema at 4:45 p.m.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Mis- and Disinformation in Asian Diasporic Communities: Politics, Power, and History
Presented by Dr. Rachel Kuo
Campus Center, Cole Cinema at 4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
MEMES Workshop
Presented by SMCM Faculty
Glendening Annex at 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Science-related Misinformation: Why We Resist Information and What To Do About It
Presented by Dr. Reyhaneh Maktoufi
Campus Center, Cole Cinema at 4:45 p.m.

Please contact for more information.

Hilda C. Landers Library

Center for the Study of Democracy

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