The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, will host an International Education Week 2008 event on Wednesday, November 19: “Politics and the Internet: The New Medium for Young Voters.” I will present the Pew Internet Project’s data on participatory media and answer students’ questions, along with Henry Farrell of the George Washington University and Crooked Timber and Lauren Lucas, a senior at the University of Texas at Austin.

People in the Washington, DC, area are invited to attend the 6pm event at 400 Maryland Ave, SW. University students from Fukuoka, Nagoya, Naha and Tokyo will be participating from Japan.