AIS 475 B: Research Topics In American Indian And Indigenous Studies

Decolonizing the Environmental Discourse

Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
AND 022
SLN: 
21487
Instructor:
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Jessica Hernandez

Additional Details:

This course examines the concept of environmental justice through a decolonization lens—giving a voice to those who have been silenced in the official environmental discourse. Through guest presentations, group work, facilitated discussions, readings, and inclusive teaching strategies students will examine & explore current and past environmental (in)justice cases. Some of the cases include; the Dakota Access Pipeline, Lummi Coal Terminal, Flint, Michigan, Uranium Mining in Navajo Nation, etc.

Catalog Description: 
Covers current research in American Indian and indigenous studies content areas.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 4, 2017 - 9:00pm