A changing and fractured media landscape can be hard to navigate. Dr. Julia Fox’s course, MSCH-S 312: Politics and the Media provides a guide. The course will examine print, broadcast, and social media formats, and aims to equip students with the tools they need to understand, analyze, and discuss political news.
The local is global. Students of all backgrounds and levels of interest are welcome to take Dr. Hussein Banai's INTL-I 306 Democracy in Global Politics in International Studies, but curiosity about how all levels of democratic participation are tied to global politics is required.
Nobody planned the French Revolution, Dr. Rebecca Spang tells us. Dr. Spang’s course The French Revolution and Napoleon looks at one of the most influential events in European history and what it means for democracy today.
POLS-Y 121 Capitalism and Democracy is a new course designed for Themester 2020's focus on Democracy. A collaboration between Political Science and Economics, the course introduces students to the connections between economics and politics through the lens of capitalism and democracy.
The course Sex, Race, and Voting Rights was inspired by the one hundreth anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. A collaboration between PACE, History, Political Science, and Gender Studies, the course explores difficult questions from a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Rasul Mowatt's fall 2020 course What is America? Finding the Wire -- Two Americas, uses a television series as a text and seeks to challenge students in creating questions and posing questions on what makes and ought to make an American city function.
This fall, Lessie Jo Frazier’s class AMST-A 201: Democracy and Dissent will explore a historic time period that 19th century progressive reformer Jane Addams called “a fatal drifting apart.” The course will connect history to present-day using the multidisciplinary lens of American Studies.
Ben Kravitz's fall 2020 course on climate engineering grapples with climate change and possible ways of mitigation.
Robert Terrill's fall 2020 course Freedom of Speech dives deeply into the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment, exploring its context and history as well as cases and examples testing and exemplifying one of the rights it grants.
Undergraduate internships available for Themester 2020.