Geopolitical Affairs introduces human, cultural, and political geography. Consideration of the world in various spatial contexts will demonstrate the geographical interdependence between people, places, and environments. Exploration of current global challenges and spatial linkages reveal the interconnections between people, culture, and place and demonstrate the local and global connections of action. Organized thematically, this course will focus on several key global connections of action: economic crisis, environmental decline, sustainability, food security, migration, population distribution, poverty, war, and urbanization.
Written Work: News Summaries:
Read, summarize, and evaluate three news articles from either the The Economist, New York Times, Washington Post, or Time Magazine featuring news from countries in The Americas, Europe, or Russia. This is a current event assignment and news articles should have a publication date no earlier than July 1, 2021
Each response must follow the following format:
Title of Article:
Date of Publication:
Summary of the article: (one paragraph) and your opinion (one paragraph)