Schedule

 

Week-by-Week Course Schedule

Course Meets: T/R 1:50-3:05 pm, PACCAR 103

 

WEEK 1

Tuesday, August 27 Intro to course and each other

 

Thursday, August 29

Intro to INST majors/minors, requirements, careers


 

WEEK 2

Tuesday, September 3

Knowing the world through geography; Map exercise

Peoples, Places and Patterns:  Using Geography to Understand the World

Reading:  pp. 37-50, Chpt. 2 in textbook


 

Thursday, September 5

Peoples, Places and Patterns:  Using Geography to Understand the World

Reading:  pp. 50-end, Chpt. 2 in textbook AND “Prisoners of Geography,” by Ricardo Hausman, Foreign Policy, Jan/Feb 2001 (published online Nov 20, 2009), pp.44-53.

 

 

WEEK 3

Tuesday, September 10

Geography Quiz

Anthropology, Intro to the Study of Cultures and Peoples

Reading:  pp. 63-73, Chpt. 3 in textbook

 

Thursday, September 12

Levels of Culture

Reading:  pp. 73-77 in textbook

 

WEEK 4

Tuesday, September 17 Guest, Study Abroad


 

Thursday, September 19

Intercultural Relations

Reading:  pp. 77-end of Chpt. 3 in textbook

 

WEEK 5

Tuesday, September 24

Interculturality

Podcast

  

Thursday, Sept 26

Pop Archaeology Activity in Class; end of culture unit.

 

WEEK 6

Tuesday, Oct 1

The Past in the Present:  What is History? 

Reading:  pp. 13-22, Chpt. 1 in textbook


Thursday, Oct 3

Historical Interpretation in International Conflict

Reading:  pp. 23-end of Chpt. 1 in textbook


 WEEK 7

Tuesday, Oct 8

Economics and International Development

Reading: pp. 91-109, Chpt. 4

 

Thursday, October 10

Economics and International Development

Reading:  pp. 109-end of Chpt. 4  



WEEK 8

Tuesday, October 15

Review for Quiz 2 - Culture, History, Econ/Development


 

Thursday, October 17

Post to Blackboard:  What region and issue have you chosen for your research project?  Graded Assignments > Research Topics > Research Topics TurnItIn upload link

 


 

WEEK 9

Tuesday,

Conflict and Policy:  Nation-states and Non-State Actors in the Global System

Reading:  pp. 125-134, Chpt. 5

 

Thursday, 

Conflict and Policy:  Nation-states and Non-State Actors in the Global System 

Reading:  pp. 134-end of Chpt. 5

Intro to Europe, rise of nationalism/populism

 

WEEK 10 

Tuesday, 

Research Session at Foley - First Floor East Classroom

Instructional Tech Librarian Caitlin Bagley

 

Thursday,

Work on your bibliography - due by noon tomorrow, - upload in Bb 

 

WEEK 11

Tuesday, 

Regional Introduction to Sub-Saharan Africa and the International Community

Read:  chpt on Africa

 

Thursday, 

Regional Introduction: Latin America

Read:  chpt on Latin America


WEEK 12

Tuesday, 

Regional Introduction:  Middle East and North Africa

Read:  chpt on MENA


Thursday, 

Regional Introduction:  East Asia and the Pacific; Demography and Development



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