Geography 360 Course Schedule: Spring 2017

updated: 1/27/2017    Subject to change! 

Week 1: Wednesday January 18

  • 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 25

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

Week 3: Wednesday February 1

Discuss: Abbey Desert Solitaire (entire book)
Presenter: Señor Stalder

Week 4: Wednesday February 8

Discuss: Bruckner: The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse: Save the Earth, Punish Human Beings (entire book)
 Señora Stephens & Señora Spotts

Week 5: Wednesday February 15

Discuss: Coates Nature (preface and ch. 1-5)
Señora Shaw

Week 6: Wednesday February 22

DUE: Project Proposal (see Project page for details)
Discuss: Coates Nature (ch. 6-9)
Señora Bishop

Week 7: Wednesday March 1

Discuss: Foer: Eating Animals (entire book)
Señora Sizer

Week 8: Wednesday March 8

Discuss: Robbins et al.: Environment & Society (first half)
Presenter: Señor Orsini

Week 9: Wednesday March 15: No Meeting / Spring Break

Week 10: Wednesday March 22: Meet in Columbus at my haüs (7-8:30pm)

Discuss: Hodgkinson: How to Be Idle: A Loafer’s Manifesto (entire book; not at the OWU bookstore but available as a $1.99 Kindle edition)
Presenter: everybodies

Week 11: Wednesday March 29

Discuss: Robbins et al.: Environment & Society (second half)
Señora Trickey

Week 12: Wednesday April 5

Discuss: Urbanik: Placing Animals (entire book)
Señora George

Week 13: Wednesday April 12

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

Week 14: Wednesday April 19: Project Presentations:

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Week 15: Wednesday April 26: Project Presentations:

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Finals Week: Materials due Friday May 5 @ 10 pm (or at end of scheduled final exam period, which we are not using). 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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