Be Informed: Lectures and Libations is a community lecture series hosted by faculty and researchers from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, with a mission to increase understanding of and pursue innovative solutions to the challenges facing our global community. A range of topics including psychology, social justice, political science, human behavior and more will be addressed in a relaxed atmosphere, accompanied by refined drinks and delicious bites.  

More information on the following events coming soon; save the date!

January 23
The Politics of Millennials: Political Beliefs and Policy Preferences of America's Most Diverse Generation with Stella Rouse

February 20
The Evolution of Terrorism: From the IRA to ISIS with Gary LaFree

March 12
Mothering While Black: Boundaries and Burdens of Middle-Class Parenthood with Dawn Dow

April 22
Trump, Brett, and Fortress Europe: Crimmigration in Age of Resurgent Nationalism with Robert Koulish

May 14
Combating Climate Change from Space with Laura Duncanson

June 18
Crimingration: Racial Inequality and Crime Trends with Maria B. Velez


Contact Jenny Kilberg at jkilberg [at] umd [dot] edu or 301-405-2998.


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For all events at all locations, doors open at 6 p.m. Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited. Complimentary appetizers will be provided at each event. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase. Happy hour drink specials will be available.