Charm Charisma & Personal Magnetism

New School for Social Research: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Charm Charisma & Magnetism

Spring 2019

Taught By: Julia Sonnevend

Section: A

CRN: 6936

Credits: 3

This course discusses the power of personal magnetism in international relations, business and everyday social life. How do charming and charismatic people succeed in human relations? How does personal magnetism shape the workplace? What is the role of media in constructing the personal charm of politicians like Justin Trudeau, Jacinda Ardern and Bill Clinton? What is the “charm” of illiberal leaders from Erdogan to Putin to Orban? While discussing these questions, in this course we will read literature in psychology, political science, sociology, business and media studies.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Sociology (GSOC)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:46pm 6/15/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 1106

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019