Course Schedule – Spring 2024 / Contemporary Issues / UPHEAVAL IN AMERICAN VALUES

Coordinators: Michael Wellner, Maureen Berman, Terri Hicks

Each week’s class will focus on one (or more) different important social and political issues having a major impact on the state of our democracy and our country’s future.

Among the topics discussed to date have been the future direction of the Supreme Court, media polarization, social inequality, immigration, free speech, and the whole “woke” culture. The bulk of time in each class is devoted to a lively and informative class discussion.

B WEEK / WEDNESDAY / 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Feb 14 Sandra AbramsonFirst Election Class
Feb 28Maureen BermanLiberalism — What’s the Future?
Mar 13Sir Wayne CotterThe Origins of Conservatism
Mar 27Emily MinesSchool Choice
Apr 10TBDSecond Election Class
May 01Debbi HonoroffUpheavals in the Workplace
May 15TBDThird Election Class


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