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2018 Spring Event Schedule

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Monday, April 16 @ 7 p.m.

The Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture Series with R. Marie Griffith
Student Center Ballroom B
(Download PDF Flyer)

Book signing to immediately follow lecture. Read more about Griffith's latest book here: Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

Free and open to the public.
Monday, April 23 @ 6 p.m.

"Washington Politics in the Age of Trump" with Carl Hulse, Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times

(Download PDF Flyer)

Lesar Auditorium - SIU School of Law

Free and open to the public. 


Friday, May 18

Opening Pandora's Bottle
Law, Policy and America's Opioid Problem
(Download PDF Brochure)
SIU School of Law

Free and open to the public.

Past Events


Thursday, March 8 @ 6:00 p.m. The 2018 Simon Poll Presentation
SIU Carbondale Student Center Auditorium
Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 20
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Remarks at 5:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet with Institute Director John Shaw

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Lobby

RSVP by Thursday, March 15 online at: conta.cc/2FnaS5f

or by contacting Cary Day at 618-453-4008/cbryant7@siu.edu

11.14.17 - Pizza and Politics with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza (Download PDF Flyer)
- Pizza and Politics with Illinois Rep. Dave Severin (R- Benton) (Download PDF Flyer)
10.10.17 - 
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute: A Lasting Legacy" with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin
09.06.17 - 
The Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture Series with Katherine Cramer, Ph.D.