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Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities - Revisiting Nature's Nation - An Ecocritical History of American Art
Sample reading list:
Donald Worster, Nature's Economy: A History of Ecological Ideas
William Cronon, ed, Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature
Louis S. Warren, ed, American Environmental History
Mark V. Barrow, Nature's Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jeff
Jennifer Anderson, Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America
Timothy Morton, The Ecological Thought
Active participation in seminar discussions. In-class oral presentation and write-up. Final paper, due on dean's date.
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
The course is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors; no previous experience required.
Museum fieldtrips and visits to campus laboratories to observe scientific analysis of art materials and their environmental implications.
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