What Is a Journalist's Responsibility to the Truth? (April 25)
Elmer Ploetz, Department of Communication
From Burma to Buffalo
Jerry Zremski and Derek Gee — The Buffalo News, October 16 - December 21, 2016
Who Do You Think You Are? Bjorn Nittmo?
Tim Graham — The Buffalo News, September 1, 2016
Why Do We Need an EPA? (April 18)
Dr. David Kinkela, Department of History
Popular press articles:
How the U.S. Protects the Environment, From Nixon to Trump
Robinson Meyer — The Atlantic, March 29, 2017
What’s at Stake in Trump’s Proposed E.P.A. Cuts
Hiroko Tabuchi — The New York Times, April 10, 2017
I Ran George W. Bush’s EPA—and Trump’s Cuts to the Agency Would Endanger Lives
Christine Todd Whitman — The Atlantic, March 31, 2017
Rome, Adam. "'Give Earth a Chance': The Environmental Movement and the Sixties." The Journal of American History 90, no. 2 (2003): 525-54.
Turner, James Morton. "'The Specter of Environmentalism': Wilderness, Environmental Politics, and the Evolution of the New Right." The Journal of American History 96, no. 1 (2009): 123-48.
Wagner, Wendy E. "A Place for Agency Expertise: Reconciling Agency Expertise with Presidential Power." Columbia Law Review 115, no. 7 (2015): 2019-69.
Do We Really Need a "Great Wall"? (April 4)
Dr. Ellen Litwicki, Department of History
Popular press articles:
Before the Wall: Life Along the U.S.-Mexico Border
The New York Times, February 8, 2017
37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants
Dara Lind — Vox.com, February 7, 2017
Pipeline of children: A border crisis
Daniel Gonzalez and Bob Ortega — The Arizona Republic, July 10, 2014
Trump's Border Barrier Hits a Wall
Priscilla Alvarez — The Atlantic, April 6, 2017
Alden, Edward. “Immigration and Border Control.” Cato Journal 32/1 (Winter 2012): 107-24.
Arreola, Daniel D. “The Mexico-US Borderlands through two decades.” Journal of Cultural Geography 27/3 (October 2010): 331-51.
Zaiotti, Ruben. “Practical Continentalism: North America, Territorial Security and the European Model.” Journal of Transatlantic Studies 12/1 (2014): 90-103.
Do Public Schools Matter? (February 28)
Dr. Robert Dahlgren, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
The Trump War on Public Schools
Gail Collins — The New York Times, January 27, 2017
Democratic education under siege in a neoliberal society
Henry A. Giroux, in Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity
(eds. Wright-Maley & Davis), 2016
More of the Same: How Free-Market Capitalism Dominates the Economy and Education
David Hursh, in The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education
(eds. Carr & Porfilio), 2011
Teacher Education and Resistance Within the Neoliberal Regime: Making the Necessary Possible
Barbara Madeloni and Kysa Nygreen, in Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity (eds. Thomas et al.), 2014
Is There a Limit to Presidential Power? (February 14)
Dr. Jonathan Chausovsky, Department of Politics and International Affairs
Malevolence Tempered by Incompetence: Trump’s Horrifying Executive Order on Refugees and Visas
Benjamin Wittes — Lawfare, January 28, 2017
The American Experiment in Exile
Josh Marshall — Talking Points Memo, February 19, 2017
Extremely Dangerous Ground
Josh Marshall — Talking Points Memo, February 16, 2017
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The Trauma of Facing Deportation
Rachel Aviv — The New Yorker, April 3, 2017
The National Death Wish (opinion)
David Brooks — The New York Times, February 24, 2017
Humans in Dark Times
Brad Evans — The New York Times, February 23, 2017
Trump's Russia Motives
David Leonhardt — The New York Times, February 21, 2017
5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News
Sophia Alvarez Boyd — NPR, February 16, 2017
Judges v. Trump: Be Careful What You Wish For (opinion)
Eric Posner — The New York Times, February 15, 2017
To Be True Americans, We Need to Support the Humanities (opinion)
Dianne Harris (University of Utah) — The Salt Lake Tribune, February 11, 2017
When It’s Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig
George Prochnik — The New Yorker, February 6, 2017
Beware of Pity is chillingly resonant in the Trump era
Simon McBurney — The Guardian, February 3, 2017
Is Donald Trump a Fascist?
Sanford "Sandy" Levinson (University of Texas at Austin) — Balkinization, January 23, 2017
American Universities Must Take a Stand (opinion)
Leon Botstein — The New York Times, February 8, 2017
Talking Across Divides: 10 Ways to Encourage Civil Classroom Conversation on Difficult Issues
Katherine Schulten — The New York Times, September 29, 2016
Taking a “Hands On” Approach to Diversity in Higher Education: A Critical-Dialogic Model for Effective Intergroup Interaction
Nicholas Sorensen, Biren (Ratnesh) A. Nagda, Patricia Gurin & Kelly E. Maxwell — Analyses of Social Issues & Public Policy, December 2009
Facilitating Challenging Conversations in the Classroom
Washington University in St. Louis Teaching Center, 2009
Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching, n.d.
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