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Fellow Bob Dold "Political Satire" (Students Only/Off the Record)

  • Institute of Politics 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

From the rise of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a primary “news source” for many Americans to SNL’s constant and often viral skewering of America’s political class, political satire has garnered growing influence in American culture and possibly on voter behavior as well. This seminar will consider the role that political satire plays in our culture, on how we perceive our elected officials and our leading political parties.  Read more.