Geography 360 Course Schedule: Fall 2019

updated: 10/31/2019    Subject to charge! 

Week 1: Wednesday, August 21

  • Introduction to Course & Course Project
  • Course blog setup: if you don’t already have a WordPress account, create an account without a blog here. Email me when you have an account, along with the email address you used.
  • For week 2 meeting: Four blog postings: (1) on Readings (notes, comments, deep thoughts, questions, images, related links; (2) personal introduction; (3) Three ideas for class projects: previous class projects & also some at & also the draft OWU Sustainability Plan; (4) environmental news item or other bit of interest. Sheesh.

Week 2: Wednesday, August 28

Discuss: Cronon “The Trouble with Wilderness” + Sullivan The Meadowlands (entire book)
John Krygier

Week 3: Wednesday, September 4

Discuss: Abbey Desert Solitaire (entire book)
Presenter: Peyton Hardesty

Week 4: Wednesday, September 11: Project Ideas Meeting (instructor out of town)

Special Guest Star: Janelle Valdinger (City of Delaware, OWU ’20)

Week 5: Wednesday, September 18

Discuss: Bruckner: The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse (entire book)
Sophia Hallam

Week 6: Wednesday, September 25

DUE: Project Proposal (see Project page for details)
Coates Nature (preface and ch. 1-5)

Week 7: Wednesday, October 2

Discuss: Coates Nature (ch. 6-9)
Jaspreet Paul

Week 8: Wednesday, October 9: Fall Break, No Meeting!

Week 9: Wednesday, October 16: Meet in Columbus at my haüs (7-8:30pm)

Discuss: nada
a good news environmental news item

Week 10: Wednesday, October 23

Discuss: Foer: Eating Animals (entire book)
Madison Valentine 

Week 11: Wednesday, October 30

Discuss: Bruno Latour. 2018. Down to Earth (entire book) 
Mahnoor Ansari

Week 12: Wednesday, November 6

Discuss: Urbanik: Placing Animals (entire book)
Anna Scholle

Week 12: Wednesday, November 13

Discuss: Stoknes. What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action (entire book)
Ash Moen

Week 13: Wednesday, November 20

• Mahnoor
• Ash
• Peyton

Week 14: Wednesday, November 27: Thanksgibbons! No Meeting

Week 15: Wednesday, December 4: Project Presentations (continued)

• Anna
• Madison
• Peyton

Finals Week: Materials due Friday, Dec. 13 @ 10:10 pm. See Final Evaluation Page (tabs above) for details:

Due: Digital Course Summary
Due: Project Report: Word or Google Doc (editable)
Due: Project Report (same): Blog posting
 Individual Assessment (email PDF or Word Doc)

One Response to Schedule

  1. Kras says:

    wow, looks like a busy semester…

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