Reading Group: Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century

Reading Group (with Professor Bobbitt): Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century The course will consist of close readings of approximately 20-30 of the 85 essays published as The Federalist. In addition to the original essays, students will also read the relevant essays from Professor Levinson's book An Argument Open to All: Reading the Federalist in the 20th Century. Students will be expected to read the two groups of essays and be prepared to discuss them. Each student will also be expected to prepare two "response" essays during the course of the semester, of approximately 750 words each. No other written work will be required. The course will be offered only on a pass/fail basis. There will be total of seven sessions of two-hours apiece.

Class Details

Short course from 1/23/17 through 3/6/17

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday 3:45 - 5:35 pm TNH 6.257

Examination information not available

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory

Textbooks

  • An Argument Open to All: Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century - Levinson
      Yale University Press , edition: 1st
      ISBN: 978-0-300-19959-8   (required)
  • The Federalist - J. R. Pole, editor
      Hackett , edition: pb
      ISBN: 0-87220-711-0   (required)