KC Johnson

Issues in the Contemporary World (Winter 2022)

As Joe Biden’s first year in office comes to a conclusion, this Seminar will discuss contemporary political controversies and foreign policy crises. Topics will include both domestic and international questions, with specific items flexibly chosen based on recent events, and with an eye toward providing context for developments in the first half of 2022. As always, audio, video, and images will be used. 

Schedule (all sessions begin at 2pm, with private link of recording by 5pm that day):


Session One, 26 January: Domestic Politics
Session Two, 2 February: International Affairs
Session Three, 9 February: Legal Issues and the Supreme Court
Session Four, 16 February: Redistricting
Session Five, 23 February: State Elections
Session Six, 2 March: Looking Ahead

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