|Contact:||Barbara Stambaugh, Media Relations|
|Posted:||October 15, 2010|
GRANVILLE, Ohio — Communication and social media expert Philip Howard will present a lecture titled “Technology and Community in Young Democracies” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Howard is an associate professor of communication at the University of Washington. In addition, he directs the World Information Access Project and the Project on Information Technology and Political Islam. Howard’s most recent book, “The Internet and Islam: The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy,” considers patterns of technology in developing countries and the role of new information technologies in political communication systems around the world.
The lecture is sponsored by Denison’s Spectrum series, which embodies exploration across the liberal arts. It fosters connection and collaboration among the college’s major lecture, performance, exhibition, and academic programs, pooling resources to support events around an annual theme.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture: “Technology and Community in Young Democracies” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Marlaine Browning at 740-587-6206 or visit www.denison.edu.