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Environment and Society

Online
Course Number
STSC 168 920
Course Code
STSC168920
Course Key
71831
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Time
12:00pm-2:30pm
12:00pm-2:30pm
12:00pm-2:30pm
Instructor
RIDER, ALEXIS C
Course Description
This course examines contemporary environmental issues such as energy, waste, pollution, health, population, biodiversity and climate through a historical and critical lens. All of these issues have important material, natural and technical aspects; they are also inextricably entangled with human history and culture. To understand the nature of this entanglement, the course will introduce key concepts and theoretical frameworks from science and technology studies and the environmental humanities and social sciences.