Course Abstract

 

History 211, “US Elections,” with Professor Matthew Pinsker, meets at Dickinson College during fall semester 2016 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1030am in Denny 211.  Course texts include Alexander Keyssar’s The Right to Vote (2009 ed.) and Margaret O’Mara’s Pivotal Tuesdays (2015), as well as numerous articles and resources by scholars such as David Greenberg, Laura Edwards and Shlomo Slonim, to name a few.  Students in the course will produce blog posts, documentary videos and a major research paper.