ENVIRON 304 - Topics in Culture and Environment
Section: 008 Rite's of Reading: The Animal Story
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, HU
Other:
Sustain
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course investigates the roles that animals have historically played in children’s literature, illustration, and film. Why do stories for the young frequently employ animal life to explore human suffering? How do images and ideas about the child and the beast conflate in our myths? As boys and girls grow up distanced from farm and wildlife, how do other species animate what it means to be child and adult? This course studies the aesthetic, generic, and rhetorical uses of animals in visual and verbal media. It pairs theoretical perspectives with traditions of animal figuration—from ancient fables and 18th c. models for English speaking children to contemporary children’s literature and films.

ENVIRON 304 - Topics in Culture and Environment
Schedule Listing
007 (LEC)
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28575
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2
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
008 (LEC)
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29035
Closed
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4
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
009 (LEC)
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33074
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7
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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