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Getting a Bigger Picture: Integrating Environmental History and Visual Studies

ENVS 255
Spring 2015
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 255, HIST 262, ARHA 273
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This interdisciplinary course approaches the history of environmental policy and opinion-making through a frame that takes seriously the rise in power accorded to visual imagery and visual practices (including photography, digital image production, film and new media) in modern society. The course introduces students to key landmarks in the visual history of environmentalism spanning a time period from colonial America to the recent past, focusing both on images of nature and on the nature of images.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ENVS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(CGST-MN)(ENVS-MN)(HIST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-14-2024
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