Course Calendar: "GLOBAL ECONOMICS, DEVELOPMENT & POLITICAL GOVERNANCE"

                                                               Professor Kurthen/Spring 2003

DATE

TOPIC

READING

 

01/22

Introduction, Quiz & Class Organization

Reading #1

Snarr & Peterson

01/29

Cheerleading for Globalization (Guest Speaker Prof. Jim Rule)

Reading #2

Friedman

02/05

Business Management and Globalization (Guest Speaker Aristotle T. Lekacos)

Reading #3

Das & Cohen/Kennedy

02/06

5-7 pm

Nonviolent Struggle--An open discussion & film showing of "Bringing down a Dictator," featuring Jack DuVall. SAC Ballroom B (Sponsored by the Students for Peace and Humanity)

No reading but attendance recommended

02/12

Global Capitalism and Economic Development (I)

(Guest Speaker Prof. Chris Sellers)

Reading #4

Phillips, Goldsmith & Kelleher

02/13

7 pm

Fundraiser event for Iraqi families--Songs, chants & dances, and a report by a medical student. Light dinner will be served. SAC Auditorium (Sponsored by the Students for Peace and Humanity)

No reading but attendance recommended

02/19

Global Capitalism and Economic Development (II)

(Guest Speaker Dr. Debapriya Sen)

Reading #5

Kelleher

02/26

Global Narcotraffic and Economic Development

(Guest Speaker Prof. Paul Gootenberg, 7:45 pm)

Reading #6

Gootenberg & Andreas

03/05

Global Trade, Institutions, and Alternatives

Submission of Student Project Idea

Reading #7

Dicken & Anderson & Faux

03/12

Globalization, Geopolitics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

(Guest Speaker Prof. Helmut Norpoth)

Submission of Conference Outline Idea

Reading #8

Lemann & Tuathail

03/26

Mid-term Exam---Discussion of Student Project Ideas & Conference Outlines (SBU Students Only)

 

 

03/28

Visit of United Nations Headquarter in NYC

(with High School Students) 10:45 am-3 pm

 

 

04/02

Globalization and Mass Media

(Guest Speaker Prof. Norman Prusslin, 7:45 pm)

Reading #9

Biagi

04/09

International Law: The Globalization of Responsible Governance (Guest Speaker William Burke, LL.D.)

Reading #10

Held & Gessner

04/23

United Nations and Economic Globalization

(Guest Speaker Prof. Smith)

Reading #11

UN & Khor & Bello

04/30

Mock-Conference in Preparation of Next Weeks Roundtable Discussions.

Hardcopy of Conference Outline Due

 

 

05/07

SBU Student Conference with High School Students 6-9 pm

Presentation of Finished Student Projects

 

 

05/14

Hardcopy of Final Term Paper Due at SBS-S443, 5 p.m.

 

 

If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, I would urge that you contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DSS), 632-6748. DSS will review your concerns and determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability are confidential.