ANTHRCUL 440 - Environmental Anthropology
Winter 2023, Section 001 - Welcome to the Anthropocene
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
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Description

This course offers an anthropological perspective on contemporary environmental problems in an era that geologists call the “Anthropocene,” addressing the following questions: What does it mean to live on an “overheating” planet in which change is ever-accelerating? How does human influence on the environment result in new “multispecies relationships”? Can protests against the harmful consequences of industrialized modes of production succeed? How are patterns of consumption and waste interconnected? How might we imagine new ways to live and thrive on the planet Earth? Readings include several monographs and articles posted online.

Course Requirements:

Students will write several short discussion papers.

Schedule

ANTHRCUL 440 - Environmental Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
35264
Closed
0
 
6
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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