- Taught by Leading Journalists, Historians, and Authors
- Focuses on Issues Behind Today’s News
- Provides a Stimulating Environment for Discussion
If you are interested in current events, these courses will allow you to gain an in-depth and more contextualized understanding of today’s critical issues. This includes historic background, when appropriate, as well as an analysis of the actors and stakeholders affecting outcomes. Join your contemporaries for lively discussion and intellectual stimulation.
Evaluate the new US foreign policy dynamic with regard to the new Congress, the global security landscape, and the 2020 presidential election.
Discuss the possibility of a new shake-up of the global power structure and the resulting fateful consequences for the coming decades.
This course will address key elements of current US foreign policy and its effect on global security, as well as implications for midterm elections.
Discuss whether positive developments can offset the explosive tendencies as the US, China, and Russia engage in political and economic conflict.
Examine in detail how LGBT issues have evolved and how they have been addressed at the UN and in other international forums.
This course will cover the current conditions facing multiple minority groups and other vulnerable populations worldwide, including in the US.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the application of negotiation.
The course will consider visions of the US role in the world from a variety of official Washington perspectives, and the global reaction and response.
Recently, several big powers have become far more aggressive in their international policies. Is this indicative of a new era in world affairs?