WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2016-2017       Home       Archive       Search
CS92PROD
Seeing a Bigger Picture: Integrating Environmental History and Visual Studies

HIST 262
Spring 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 255, ENVS 255
Certificates: Environmental Studies, International Relations

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 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 HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(ARST)(CES)(CIR)(ENVS)(HIST-MN)(SISP)(SISP-ScieDblMjr)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on JUL-21-2019
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459