Welcome to Seminar!

What is political socialization?


Announcements!

  • Homework:
    • Read this blog post- How We Broke Democracy
    • Write a one page review of the article. What did you think? Do you agree with the assertions? Disagree? Did you learn anything new? Did this reinforce any previous ideas that you held? What would you add to the discussion?
    • You will turn in your article review on Thursday (2/9) in Seminar.
  • Extra Credit Opportunity: Attend the Open Mic Poetry Night put on by Islander Cultural Alliance for Black History Month. The event will take place Thursday, February 9th from 6:00-7:30pm on the 2nd floor of the library. To get extra credit, attend the event and write up a one page synopsis describing the event, your experience, and something that you learned from attending. Your extra credit synopsis is due Tuesday, February 14th in Seminar. Email submissions are not accepted.
  • On-going Extra Credit Opportunity: Attend a meeting or event connected to the workings of the local government (i.e. City Council meetings, campaign events, etc.). To get extra credit, attend the event and write up a one page synopsis describing the event, your experience, and something that you learned from attending. Your extra credit synopsis can be turned in during Seminar. Email submissions are not accepted. Each submission is worth one point. You can accrue up to five points for this extra credit opportunity.