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MICHAEL BORGER, Yale freshman studying Political Science

Major: Political Science & History

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Past Classes

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C2484: A History of Social Movements in Brazil in Sprout Spring 17 (Feb. 11 - 25, 2017)
In this course, students will examine the progression of different social movements, including the decolonization period, the transition from monarchy to democracy, repression under the military dictatorship, student activism, women's suffrage, the myth of racial democracy, and queer pride. This course will employ both primary and secondary documents of analysis, and will consist of primarily discussions.

C2159: Politics in the Olympic Arena in Sprout Fall 16 (Oct. 01 - 15, 2016)
Examining how the political sphere, both internationally and within individual states, has shaped country participation and hosting, Olympic events, athletes and their actions, and more. In this course, you will learn about the international system and relevant theories through the lens of one of the world's biggest sporting events, and you will also analyze the enduring effects the Olympics have had on interstate diplomacy and discord. This course is designed to be informative, engaging, and entertaining for all students.