Courses, Spring 2003
From the Left and Right in Central America, 1979 to 1994:
U.S. Congressional Involvement
special seminar will explore the tumultuous decade of the 1980’s,
focusing on Nicaragua, El Salvador, the Cold War and the role
of the U.S. Congress. The seminar will have two components:
first, it will examine the intense focus and involvement of
the U.S. Congress in Central America in the 1980s; and second,
it will explore the legacy of that congressional involvement
as it plays out in the battle over the enactment of the North
American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Bonior represented the 10th Congressional District of Michigan
in the House of Representatives for 26 years. From 1991-2002,
Congressman Bonior was the Democratic Whip, the second in command
in the House Democratic Leadership. He is currently a professor
in the College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs at
Wayne State University.
April 1 – Thursday, April 3, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Wrap-up with Prof. Harley Shaiken on Monday, April 7, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street
1 unit, pass/no-pass grading option
This course is open to graduate students and advanced undergraduates.
obtain a class entry code, please submit a brief narrative
describing your interest and experience in the subject matter.
Please email this statement to Teresa Stojkov, Vice Chair of
CLAS at firstname.lastname@example.org no
later than March 21.