Spring 2018, Integrated Perspectives Course, The Conservative Mind
Spring 2017, Terror with a Human Face
Fall 2018, SOCIOLOGY 265: The Sixties and American Society: Conflict, Contravention, Consequences. This is a course on major social, cultural and political conflicts and change in the US from roughly 1955-1975 and the long-term consequences in contemporary American life. Close and critical examination of the New Left, civil rights movement, student movement, feminist movement, anti-Vietnam War movement, and the ’60s counterculture.
2019-2020, ENLS 201: Public Rhetoric and Literary Journalism: Focus on the Rhetoric of Identity Politics. Study of Classical rhetoric together with examples of public rhetoric and literary journalism related to identity politics, and analysis of the same. Special critical focus on the 1960s, including the rhetoric of Richard M. Nixon and of radical groups such as the Weather Underground, the literary journalism of Tom Wolfe, relevant essays of Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the visual rhetoric of the 2017 retrospective TV series on the Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.