Environmental Studies 219

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Ever changing schedule

Tuesday 4-27

Wednesday 4-28

optional screening of Children of Men, Hallock Auditorium

Thursday 4-29

  • Discuss Children of Men
  • Luke, “Climatologies as Social Critique”
  • Holleman, “What Happens when the Polar Bears Leave?”
  • Heise, “Narrative in the World Risk Society” (optional)


Thursday 5-6

  • MEET IN 234 PETERS for Skype Q&A with Michael Shellenberger of the Breakthrough Institute


Tuesday 5-11
  • Butler, Parable of the Sower
Thursday 5-13
  • Solnit, “New Orleans: Common Grounds and Killers,” “The Doorway in the Ruins”
  • Final essay due at the beginning of class