FEATURED COURSES · SUMMER 2017

Environmental Studies: The Humanistic Perspective

Envir St 113


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Mon - Thur
9:00 - 11:30 AM
3 credits

4-week session • June 19 - July 13


Fulfills Environmental Studies
Environmental Humanities Foundation
UW Designations
Elementary Humanities

Instructor

Shari Wilcox
Shari Wilcox
Lecturer; Associate Director, Center for Culture, History, and Environment
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Environmental Studies 113 explores the interconnection between humans and the environment, focusing on cultural representations of people, nature, and non-humans (including animals and plants). This survey course is designed to introduce students to theoretical frameworks and methodologies from the humanities (philosophy, literature, arts, cultural studies, media studies, sociology, and history) in order to think critically about how these discourses play meaningful roles in the ways in which nature-society relations are constructed and enacted. The course will use readings, works of art, and films to develop students' abilities to analyze environmental issues from a humanistic perspective.


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Imagining Nature in the Anthropocene
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Envir St 400
Conserving Biodiversity
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3 credits
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Envir St 402 Sec 001
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9:00AM - 12:15PM
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Envir St/Soil Sci 324
Soils and Environmental Quality
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Envir St/Econ/Poli Sci/Urb R Pl 449
Government and Natural Resources
M - W / Thur
Thurs 1:10-2:00 PM + various discussion sections
3 credits