|Certificates: Civic Engagement|
This course examines the evolving nature of political and, in particular, presidential communication in American politics and the statement it makes on the nature and state of American democracy.
Interpretation, Logical Reasoning
Interpretation & Logical Reasoning: Students will be invited to consider different explanatory perspectives on the same political phenomenon, and to assess the validity of the arguments undergirding these perspectives.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Tulis, Jeffrey, The Rhetorical Presidency (Princeton, 1987)
Lim, Elvin, The Anti-intellectual Presidency (Oxford, 2008)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One mid-term, one literature review, and one final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who wish to be eligible to register for the course during Drop/Add should add themselves to the enrollment request system during on-line registration. They should also fill out a waitlist form from here: https://wesfiles.wesleyan.edu/home/elim/web/Waitlist.htm.
|Instructor(s): Lim,Elvin Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC421; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 24||SR major: 9||JR major: 9|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 2||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 11||1st Ranked: 4||2nd Ranked: 3||3rd Ranked: 2||4th Ranked: 1||Unranked: 1|