Monthly Archives: June 2010

Course Websites: the Schedule






Since I began teaching at Wesleyan, I’ve experimented with different ways of presenting my course syllabus and materials. I began with the standard syllabus PDF and an implementation of Blackboard. But I quickly moved onto using WordPress to make a course website. Examples from last term: International Law and Africa in World Politics.  Note the…

Cote d’Ivoire Toxic Waste Trial






Thanks to Robin Turner for the link to this story. clipped from news.bbc.co.uk Trafigura accused over Ivory Coast toxic waste Dutch prosecutors have accused multi-national oil trading firm Trafigura of illegally exporting hazardous waste to Ivory Coast in 2006. The allegations came at the start of a trial in which the firm is accused of…