Course Schedule


Week 1: introductions


Tuesday
1/18
Introduction to the course
Thursday
1/20
Lecture/Discussion – Irrational Landscape: The Great Plains and its towns.
Questions that drive investigations into landscapes.

Why did settlers choose this location?

What are the means of transportation

What is the basis of the economy?

What is the relationship to other spaces?

What resources are available? Which are not?

How does this landscape reflect or express a mode of production and consumption?

Resources:

Reading an urban landscape

Reading a landscape


Week 2: The commodification of the natural world


Tuesday
1/25
Lecture – Humans and Nature and Capitalism
Thursday
1/26
Workshop – Reading Wooster and Wayne County

Week 3: wilderness and the american mind


Tuesday
2/1
Lecture – American Wilderness
Thursday
2/3
Workshop – Academic Arguments

Resources

Environmental History. Volume 1. Issue One (on Teams)


Week 4:


Tuesday
February 4
Thursday
February 6

Week 5:


Tuesday
February 11
Thursday
February 13

Week 6:


Tuesday
February 18
Thursday
February 20

Week 7:


Tuesday
February 25
Thursday
February 27

Week 8:


Tuesday
March 3
Thursday
March 5

Week 9:


 

Tuesday

March 24

 
Thursday
March 26

Week 10:


Tuesday
Thursday

Week 11:


Tuesday

Thursday

Week 12:


Tuesday
Thursday

Week 13:

 


Tuesday
Thursday

Week 14:


Tuesday
 
Thursday