Monthly Archives: January 2017

News Link: The Geopolitics of 2017 in 4 Maps |

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“Our brand of geopolitics takes this a step further and asserts that a deep understanding of geography and power enables you to do two things. First, it helps you comprehend the forces that will shape international politics and how they will do so. Second, it allows you to identify what is important and what isn’t.”…

Semester’s Agenda: Begin discussing changes in world order

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In response to Trump’s new “America First” foreign policy approach, and in response to other major systemic changes that have been coming along for some time, my introductory course has a new sub-title and focus: understanding the varieties of world order and how world order can change. I will still cover all of the basics…

Feb 6: Film, Merchants of Doubt, Sponsored by COE

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From the College of the Environment: Please join us for the next film in The Elements: An Annual Environmental Film Series, Merchants of Doubt. The film will be shown on Monday, February 6 at 7:00PM at the Goldsmith Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies, on the campus of Wesleyan University, 301 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT…

Feb 2: “The Rap Guide to Climate Chaos”

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On Feb. 2, the Wesleyan community will be treated to a performance of “The Rap Guide to Climate Chaos,” a one-man show written and performed by Baba Brinkma Source: Yohe Brings “Rap Guide to Climate Chaos” to Campus | News @ Wesleyan

Spring 2017 Courses

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This Spring I will teach the following courses: Govt 155: International Politics, Tu/Th, 1:20 – 2:40 pm, PAC 107 While the overall framework for this class is the same as in the past, I have made some major shifts in emphasis. The major theme will be in the question of World Order, inspired by the…