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FMU Symposium To Deal With National Tragic Event

FLORENCE---A symposium titled “Hate, Fear and Loss of Innocence,” to help the campus community deal with the tragic events of this week, will be held Thursday (Sept. 13) at Francis Marion University.

 The symposium will be led by FMU faculty members with expertise in various disciplines.  Open to the public, the panel discussion will be at 4 p.m. in the Cauthen Educational Media Center auditorium.

 Panelists will include Rebecca Lawson, director of the Counseling and Testing Center, who will talk about the need for counseling in the aftermath of the tragedy;  Mike Jordan, professor of psychology, who will discuss dealing with fear and the need for sharing information;  Kenneth D. Kitts, associate professor of political science, who will discuss terrorism;  Ed Freedman, associate professor of mass communication, who will talk about the media coverage; and  Scott Kaufman, assistant professor of history, who will discuss the diplomatic and military perspective.

 Freedman will serve as moderator. 

 For more information, contact Freedman at 661-1682.

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Last Published: May 13, 2004 10:29 AM
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