POL 397 - Seminar in American Government
Credits: 3 in fall and winter, 4 in spring
Prerequisites: POL 100 or instructor consent. Examination of selected topics in American political institutions, ideas, and processes. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Fall 2018, POL 397-01: Seminar: Politics for Poets (3). Prerequisites: POL 100 or instructor consent. A course for people who want to change the world but don't know what to do. Politics involves strategy but also imagination. Focusing largely on the American context, this seminar examines the intersection between creativity and the world of politics. In addition to studying works of political imagination (art, film, poetry), students learn from political science the means of successful political influence (activism, lobbying, campaigns). (SS2) Alexander.
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