Topic: Calderwood

Why public writing matters to the world

December 7, 2021

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Daniel Bessner headshot in office

Daniel Bessner, associate professor of international studies and Joff Hanauer Honors Associate Professor in Western Civilization, is the director of the Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing program at the Jackson

Global Cities

December 6, 2021

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Anand Yang

Public writing, collaboration, Seattle, global cities: four keywords that characterize this seminar designed to involve students in working in concert with one another to produce distinctive compositions for the general

Rethinking US Foreign Policy

December 6, 2021

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Daniel Bessner headshot in office

In the last twenty years, the United States has lurched from foreign policy disaster to foreign policy disaster. This class is devoted to changing that. In “Rethinking U.S. Foreign Policy,”

Writing on Religion and Politics

December 6, 2021

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James Wellman

American religion and politics are in crisis. At some points in our history, American civil religion brought stability and equity to American lives – but now it often brings dissension

Misinformation and Democracy

December 6, 2021

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Scott Radnitz

This course trains students to write for public audiences. Students will engage with contemporary debates about misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories, and practice writing about those debates for various non-academic readerships.