Co-Taught with Robert O. Keohane
This course will meet weekly as a seminar, with discussions initiated by students. Before each of the first nine classes (including the first class on February 5), two or three short (500 word) student-authored discussion papers will be circulated. They are not to be descriptions of the readings. Instead, they are to raise questions and criticisms, or draw connections and comparisons with readings in other weeks. The authors of the papers will not present them. Instead each paper will be introduced by another student, with comments of not more than five minutes (the instructors will cut off people speaking longer than this). Then we will have a general discussion.