New Political Science Course, Contemporary Political Theory!

The Political Science Department is pleased to announce that we will be offering a new course, Political Science 373, Contemporary Political Theory, in the Fall of 2012. While the meeting times for this course will be posted on SPIRE soon, we do know that Elva Orozco-Mendoza, who specializes in Political Theory, will be teaching this.

Additionally, the enrollment is capped at 25 people, but will include a broad variety of themes and subjects. About some of the subjects/authors covered in this class:

Authors include Arendt, Foucault, Habermas, Marcuse, Haraway. Themes include authority, modernity/postmodern-ity, identity, rights, totalitarianism, lib-eration, communicative ethics, deterrito-rialization, pluralism, multiculturalism, governmentality and rationalization.

So if you’re looking for an upper level course to satisfy your Political Theory requirement, consider taking this course in the fall!