CHID 480 B: Special Topics: Advanced Study of the History of Ideas

Autumn 2021
Meeting:
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm / THO 331
SLN:
12789
Section Type:
Seminar
Joint Sections:
C LIT 421 A
Instructor:
"BEYOND THE ANTHROPOCENE: PERMACULTURE AND POETRY" MOST OF US AGREE THAT THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS UPON US. THIS CLASS WILL EXPLORE CONSTRUCTIVE RESPONSES TO THE CRISIS THROUGH ENGAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND POETRY. READING WORKS OF CARLO PETRINI, WENDELL BERRY, JANE BENNET, DONNA HARAWAY AND OTHERS, WE WILL EXPLORE THE INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN PERMACULTURE, SLOW FOOD, AND POETRY, BETWEEN WORKING THE LAND AND WORKING OUR OWN LANGUAGE, TO IMAGINE POSSIBILITIES OF CREATING MODES OF BEING IN THE WORLD THAT MAY HELP US NAVIGATE THE CRISIS. THE CLASS WILL INCLUDE FIELD TRIPS TO LOCAL URBAN AND RURAL FARMS, IN SEATTLE AND THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA.
Catalog Description:
Examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework with an interdisciplinary perspective. Satisfies the Gateways major/minor requirement. Offered: AWSp.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
July 19, 2024 - 4:55 pm