Welcome to HILA 383: The Inquisition
Oversight Committee as Inquisition
January 15, 2018
Over the course of the semester, I encourage you to watch for uses of ‘inquisition’ as metaphor in our current age. Here’s an example. Five days ago, when Represenative Darrell Issa (R) announced he would not run again for his Congressional seat in California, the New York Times included this observation in their coverage:
Gearing up for Spring 2018
January 10, 2018
As we rapidly approach our first day of class in the Spring 2018 season, I’m frantically putting the final touches on the course syllabus and website. In addition to the site, a pdf version of the syllabus is available here, in case you prefer it in that form. I will also hand out paper copies on Thursday. I’m looking forward to an engaging semester of inquisitorial intrigue!