Decision 2024: The Election in Real Time

Instructor: Ted Widmer
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Modality: Hybrid Synchronous
Macaulay Classroom 3 (304)
Course Code: MHC 331

This course will treat the election of 2024 — at all levels — as a large canvas, suitable for the teaching of history, political science, civics and even some anthropology. Through a careful study of the major actors, with diligent attention to the details of their policy positions, their speeches, and their attempts to tell sweeping narratives about themselves, we will look at all of the ways in which Americans elect presidents and other public servants. While doing so, we will ask constant questions about the health of our democracy, and the extent to which it is truly democratic.

In Person Meetings for Hybrid Courses:
8/30, 9/6, 9/20, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 12/6, 12/13

Ted Widmer

Ted Widmer
Distinguished Lecturer

Macaulay Honors College
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