Geography 360 Course Schedule: Spring 2018

updated: 4/18/2018    Subject to objections! 

Week 1: Wednesday, January 17

  • 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, January 24

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

Week 3: Wednesday, January 31 (full moon! WooOoooo)

Discuss: Abbey Desert Solitaire (entire book)
Presenter: Caroline Hamlin

Week 4: Wednesday, February 7


Week 5: Wednesday, February 14 (vablentines day!)

Due: Meeting 1 with instructor about Course Project
Discuss: Bruckner: 
The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse (entire book)
Jack Bouman

Week 6: Wednesday, February 21

DUE: Project Proposal (see Project page for details)
Discuss: Coates Nature (preface and ch. 1-5)
David Rich & Armando Polizzi

Week 7: Wednesday, February 28 (JK maybe away?)

Discuss: Coates Nature (ch. 6-9)
Eric Davis & Mohid Naseer

Week 8: Wednesday, March 7

Due: Meeting 2 with instructor about Course Project
Discuss: Foer: 
Eating Animals (entire book)
Beau Richard

Week 9: Wednesday, March 13: $pring Break$!

Week 10: Wednesday, March 14: Meet in Columbus at my haüs (7-8:30pm)

Discuss: nada
Presenter: nada
Post: a good news environmental news item

Week 11: Wednesday, March 28

Discuss: Robbins et al.: Environment & Society (entire book)
Matt Burke & Lucas Farmer

Week 12: Wednesday, April 4

Discuss: Urbanik: Placing Animals (entire book)
Delanie Baker & Graham Cote

Week 13: Wednesday, April 11

Due: Meeting 3 with instructor about Course Project
 Stoknes. What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action (entire book)
Matt Yung

Week 14: Wednesday, April 18: Project Presentations:

Caroline “Hobo Zero” Hamlin
• Beau “Godigisel the Vandal”  Forester & Matt “Gutthrower” Yung
• Jack “Stewbuilder” Bouman
• Matthew “Balloon Popper” Burke

Week 15: Wednesday, April 25: Project Presentations:

• Lucas “Irontrousers” Farmer
• Mohid “Mickey the Assistant” Naseer
• Armondo “Lolly Hoot Holler” Polizzi
• Eric “Trainwhistle” Davis
• Delanie “Monkeybars” Baker
• David “Three Bean” Rich & Graham “Railbender” Cote

*Nicknames selected from 800 Hobo Names

Week 16: No Meeting

Finals Week: Materials due Sunday, May 6 @ 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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