Centennial Center Teaching & Learning Symposia
The second symposium, focused on teaching political science research methods to undergraduates, and led by Mitchell Brown (Auburn University) and Biko Koenig (Franklin & Marshall College), will be held March 14-16, 2019. The submission window is now closed. Please check back for information about the next symposium focused on teaching comparative politics.
Symposia: The first symposium of 2018 focused on political theory. This event was led by Amber Knight (University of North Carolina, Charlotte) and Lee Trepanier (Saginaw State University) and took place November 1-4, 2018. Teaching resources from that symposium can be found at the bottom of the page.
Workshops: In 2017-2018, APSA’s Centennial Center hosted two-day, teaching workshops for faculty of introductory courses related to American government (led by Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin College, and Caroline Tolbert, University of Iowa) and International Relations (led by Victor Asal, University at Albany, SUNY and Joyce Kaufman, Whittier College).
Here you will find some of the resources produced by symposium participants.
- Black Political Thought (reading list)
- The Decline of Liberalism and Civic Republicanism (reading list)
- Disability Theory (reading list)
- Theories of a Constructed Political Economy (reading list)
- Utopian Thought: Race, Class, Gender, Disability (reading list & essay questions)
- Simulation and Debate: Alternative Techniques of Learning and Engagement in Political Theory (sample exercises and syllabi)