Date

Groups

Topic

Reading

09.04

All

Introduction (Quiz, class organization, country selection) Authors: Snarr, Glossary

Reading #1

09.11

T/A

Global Security, Terrorism and the Prospect of War with Iraq (Guest Speaker Prof. Paldy) Authors:Howard Scott Russell Mead & Flynn

Reading #2

09.18

1

Human Rights--Origins and Issues Authors: Peterson (2x)

Reading #3

09.25

2

State Terrorism & Humanitarian Intervention: East Timor
(Guest Speaker Prof. Hicks) Authors: Ramalho, Dunn, Gama, Gomes, Shackleton

Reading #4

10.02

3

Global Ethics and Human Rights
(Guest Speaker Prof. Baynes) Authors: Ignatieff, Turner, Tharoor, Donnelly

Reading #5

10.09

4

Global Terrorism--Definitions, Causes, Remedies
Authors: Ruby, Ford, Kelman, Kaufman/Bisharat

Reading #6

10.16

5

Terrorism or Liberation Movements? Zapatistas in Mexico (Guest Speaker Prof. Klubock) Authors: Marcos, EZLN (4x)

Reading #7

10.23

6

Globalization, the State, and Domestic Resistance: The Mexican Example
(Guest Speaker Prof. Leventoglu) 6:45-8 pm Authors: Conger, Craske, Shirk

Reading #8

10.30

-

Mid-term exam and discussion of extracurricular projects (SBU students only)

-

11.06

7

International Migration and the Rise of Transnational Communities (Guest Speaker Prof. Lahav) Authors: Cohen/Kennedy, Portes

Reading #9

11.13

8

Global Solutions: World Citizenship, Universal Rights, and the Global Covenance (Guest Speaker Prof. Levy) Authors: Boli/Thomas, Beck

Reading #10

11.20

9

United Nations and Global Democracy
(Guest Speaker Prof. Smith) Authors: Thakur & reading TBA

Reading #11

12.02

All

Visit of United Nations Headquarter in NYC
(with High School Students) 10:45am-2 pm

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12.04

All

Preparation of Student Conference

-

12.11

All

SBU Student Conference with High School Students 5-9 pm

-

12.18

All

Term Paper due at SBS-S443, 5 pm

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