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Teaching

Politics Department Course Offerings, Summer Semester 2021                       

According to the current situation all courses at the JFKI  will be held using digital formats [synchronous online teaching at a designated time via webex].

North American Studies Course Catalog (Summer Semester 2021)


Bachelor Program

Undergraduate Course

Understanding North America UNA B (Christian Lammert/Anne Nassauer/Max Steinhardt), Fridays, 10:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00

Orientation Module

The System of Checks and Balances, Christian Lammert, Wednesdays, 12:00-14:00

Colloquium

B.A. Colloquium, (Economics, History, Political Sciences, Sociology), Anne Nassauer, Thursdays, 16:00-18:00

Advanced Module A: Policies and Politics

The US in International Organizations, Lora Anne Viola, Mondays, 10:00-12:00

Inequality and Redistribution, Christian Lammert, Thursdays, 10:00-12:00

Advanced Module B: State and Civil Society

Inequality in the Global Order, Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 12:00-14:00

A House Divided: Polarization in the United States, Robert Benson, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00

Feminist Foreign Policy, Jessica Cheung, Wednesdays, 8:30-10:00

Policy Analysis and Current Issues, Betsy Leimbigler, Mondays, 16:00-18:00

Political Systems and Media Regimes, Curd Knüpfer, Thursdays, 18:00-20:00

 

Master Program

M.A. Colloquium

Mastercolloquium Political Science, (also for GSNAS), Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00 (also for GSNAS)

Module A: Theories and Methods in Political Science

“The Truth is out there”- Conspiracy Theories and the Politics of Fear, David Bosold / Birte Wege, Tuesdays, 12:00-14:00 (also interdisciplinary studies)

Module B: Institutions, Actors and Processes

The Politics of Social Policy and Control, Laura Kettel, Mondays, 16:00-18:00

Dimensions of Inequality: Race, Class, Gender. Christian Lammert, Thursdays, 16:00-18:00

Democracy and the State, Christian Lammert, Thursdays, 14:00-16:00

Multilaterialism in Crisis, Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00

Module C

A Tale of Two Countries: The Impact of Increased Political Polarization, Michael Oswald, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00

US Africa Policy, Thomas Greven, Thursdays: 18:00-20:00

The United States and Latin America, Ana-Constantina Frost, Thursdays, 8:30-10:00

Political Communication and the American Public Sphere, Curd Knüpfer, Thursdays, 12:00-14:00

Cooperationwith the Institute for Journalism and Communication Science

Comparing mediated publics across different contexts, Anna Litvinenko,Thursdays, 14:00-16:00

Internet Policy, Jeannette Hofmann, Jeannette Hofmann, Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00

 

Interdisciplinary Studies

“The Truth is out there”- Conspiracy Theories and the Politics of Fear, David Bosold / Birte Wege, Tuesdays, 12:00-14:00 (also module A)

B.A. Program

All B.A. Students are required to take Understanding North America (UNA) as part of their studies.

Semester

Course

Winter

UNA A (History, Culture, Literature)

Summer

UNA B (Politics, Economics, Sociology)

 

The following B.A modules are offered by the politics department:

Semester

Orientation Module

Advanced Module A (Vertiefungsmodul)

Policies and Politics

Advanced Module B (Vertiefungsmodul)

State and Civil Society

Winter

Seminar

Vertiefungsseminar I+II

 

Summer

Proseminar

 

Vertiefungsseminar I+II

 

The following M.A. modules are offered by the politics department:

Semester

Module A

Theories and Methods in Political Science

Module B

Institutions, Actors and Processes

Module C

Politics and Policies

Winter

Hauptseminar + Seminar

 

 

Summer

 

Hauptseminar + Seminar

Hauptseminar + Seminar

 

B.A. Modules in North American Studies, Dept. of Political Science (2014-2019)

M.A. Modules in North American Studies, Dept. of Political Science (2014-2019)

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