See How They Run: Trump and the Political Campaigns of 2018


Alternate Thursdays • 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. • Mackey Auditoriumscrabble tiles

September 13, 27 • October 11, 25 • November 8, (22 break), 29

 

This multimedia course explores the political campaigns of this election cycle, including the battle for California state and local offices, as well as the pivotal mid-term Congressional election and the impact of the Trump presidency. Each class will focus on one or more anchor campaigns as well as a review of the leading campaign issues, news since the last class, and what is upcoming in the week ahead. Local, state and national campaigns will be highlighted, including California’s ballot measures. The substance as well as style of campaigns will be highlighted, including a healthy dose of fact checking. You don’t have to be a political junkie to enjoy this course; however, you may become one because of your participation. The course features a
website with supplementary materials and class notes: www.tinyurl.com/shtr2018.

Instructor/Coordinator: Mike Stover