Assignment and Exam Dates
Blog assignment (date to be determined) 20%
Mid-term examination (week of Oct. 16-23) 25%
Discussion board (each week from Sept. 11 to Dec. 4) 15%
Online Symposium (week of Dec. 4-11) 10%
Final exam (week of Dec. 11-18) 30%
Taylor, Philip M. Munitions of the Mind: A History of Propaganda from the Ancient
World to the Present Day (Manchester University Press, 2003).
Alleyne, Mark D. Global Lies? : Propaganda, the UN and World Order (Palgrave
Arndt, Richard J. The First Resort Of Kings: American Cultural Diplomacy In The
Twentieth Century (Potomac Books, 2005).
Baum, Matthew. Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in
the New Media Age (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2003).
Melissen, Jan. The New Public Diplomacy : Soft Power in International Relations
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).
Riordan, Shaun. The New Diplomacy (Polity Press, 2002).
Rugh, William A. Engaging the Arab and Islamic Worlds Through Public Diplomacy (The
Public Diplomacy Council, 2004).
Rutherford, Paul. Weapons of Mass Persuasion: Marketing the War Against Iraq
(University of Toronto Press, 2004).
Taleb, B.A. The Bewildered Herd: Media Coverage of International Conflicts & Public
Opinion (iUniverse, Inc., 2004).