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Literature and the Environment Specialization

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

How does literature affect environmental values and practices? Can a novel or poem make a more sustainable world? Environment literary criticism focuses on the ways in which literature shapes and ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Social and Environmental Justice Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Given the many ways both humans and our planet's environment suffer grievous harm, it is fitting to provide an examination of some of the major kinds of harm as ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainability in American Topics: US History, Conservation, and Sustainable Development Goals

  • Mountain View College - DCCCD (TX)
  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)

Feasted Landscapes: Sustainability in American Topics' is the title of a two-volume reader that contains a collection of primary sources and original short essays that focus on sustainability issues throughout ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Teach Environmental Sustainability via Children's Literature

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

We propose to share methods of integration into curriculum and resources for teacher-educators to reach their students, starting with elementary students and continuing on up the grades, K-12. Because children ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Ethics and Social Sustainability Certificate

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

The Ethics and Social Sustainability (ESS) certificate will add value to any major. It complements Green Mountain College’s sustainability-focused liberal arts mission and curriculum. The ESS certificate may be ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Environmental Thought and Practice (BA)

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Environmental Thought and Practice (ETP) major teaches undergraduates to think about environmental issues within a broadly interdisciplinary framework. Environmental problems concern natural phenomena whose dimensions are appropriately described by ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Sustainability and the Humanities

  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

This book explores the strong links between sustainability and the humanities, which go beyond the inclusion of social sciences in discussions on sustainability, and offers a holistic discussion on the ...

  • Posted Sept. 7, 2018
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Indigenous Nations and Native American Studies BA/BS

  • Portland State University (OR)

The major focuses on critical studies and practices of Tribal race theory, decolonizing methodologies, traditional and cultural ecological knowledge, and contemporary themes, such as community health, food sovereignty, Indigenous land ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Faith, Peace and Justice minor

  • Boston College (MA)

The Faith, Peace and Justice minor offers students the opportunity to explore, in an interdisciplinary manner, how their own serious questions about faith, peace and justice are related to concrete ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Campus sustainability in the US: Environmental management and social change since 1970

  • Smith College (MA)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • Massachusettes Institute of Technology (CT)

In the US, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have occupied a distinct role in the social contract: they have been predisposed to be at the forefront of social change and to ...


International Development & Social Change (BA)

  • Clark University (MA)

This major will enable students to understand and think critically about the social, political, economic, and cultural dynamics transforming our world. Students acquire a broad analytic background in the social ...

  • Posted July 26, 2018
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Peace and Global Education Graduate Certificate

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The Peace and Global Education Certificate is aimed at teaching the attitudes and skills necessary for peacemaking, replacing conflict with agreements based on mutually beneficial outcomes, and peace building, developing ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Peace and Justice Studies (MA)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice program prepares students from diverse backgrounds for careers ranging from conflict resolution and mediation to human rights, social entrepreneurship to education, development ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Under the Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor, students can expand their career goals by gaining the insights and know-how needed to develop innovative solutions to today's social problems ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Environmental Ethics Graduate Certificate

  • University of Georgia (GA)

The Environmental Ethics Certificate Program (EECP) is a non-degree program offered as an enhancement to an undergraduate or graduate degree. The EECP provides an interdisciplinary forum for students, faculty, and ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Environmental Ethics Certificate

  • University of Georgia (GA)

The Environmental Ethics Certificate Program (EECP) is a non-degree program offered as an enhancement to an undergraduate or graduate degree. The EECP provides an interdisciplinary forum for students, faculty, and ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

The exhibition, PLASTIC ENTANGLEMENTS: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials was on view at Penn State’s Palmer Museum of Art from February 13, 2018 to June 17, 2018 with additional commissioned and ...


Paperbark Literary Magazine

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Paperbark Literary Magazine is an interdisciplinary journal of creativity and sustainability publishing art, writing, photography, poetry, science journalism, interviews, and other creative content both in print and online at paperbarkmag ...


Food Studies (MA)

  • University of the Pacific (CA)

This multidisciplinary program is designed to train students to master skills necessary for success in food related professions. Courses range across many disciplines including Anthropology, History, Sociology, Literature and Law ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Human Environment (BA)

  • Concordia University (IL)

Students explore how geography influences human behavior and examine the impact of human activity on the environment. Knowledge of this complex relationship will lead students towards creative solutions for some ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Minor in Human Environment

  • Concordia University (IL)

Students explore how geography influences human behavior and examine the impact of human activity on the environment. Knowledge of this complex relationship will lead students towards creative solutions for some ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Native American Studies (BA)

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Native American Studies major program has three goals. One is to help students realize the objectives of an undergraduate major as defined at Humboldt State, “to attain an understanding ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Native American Studies Minor

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Native American Studies major program has three goals. One is to help students realize the objectives of an undergraduate major as defined at Humboldt State, “to attain an understanding ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Humanities Minor

  • James Madison University (VA)

The environmental humanities minor allows students to articulate broad historical and cultural views of the complex interactions among humans and the natural and material environment. Students will analyze and produce ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Peace, Justice & Ecology Minor

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (AL)

The Peace, Justice, and Ecology minor, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, is an interdisciplinary program for students seeking a broad learning experience in human-ecological interactions, bio-cultural diversity ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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American Indian Studies Graduate Certificate in Renewable Natural Resources

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

The goal is to train graduate students and related professionals to be conversant with the problems of managing natural resources on American Indian reservations and off-reservation areas.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Humanities Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The environmental humanities certificate offers students who are interested in humanities-based approaches to the current global environmental crisis an option to focus in this vital area of study. Students take ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Human Dimensions of Climate Change Minor & Certificate

  • University of Victoria (BC)

We focus on climate change from the perspectives of all the major disciplines that emphasize the human elements of climate change. This includes psychology, economics, geography, anthropology, law, philosophy, political ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Humanitarian Action Minor

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

A minor in humanitarian Action is part of a larger Humanitarian Action Leadership (HAL) program that includes this minor, a graduate certificate, and short and long term noncredit training courses ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Literature & the Environment Minor

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

Students in the Literature and the Environment minor explore environmental issues from British, American, and global perspectives, using a range of methodological approaches, with such emphases as non-human/human relations ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Toward conservational anthropology: addressing anthropocentric bias in anthropology

  • University of Amsterdam | Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Anthropological literature addressing conservation and development often blames ‘conservationists’ as being neo-imperialist in their attempts to institute limits to commercial activities by imposing their post-materialist eco-ideology. The author argues that ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2017
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Oral History and Sustainability: Campus and Community Engagement Through Student Research in the Humanities

  • Central College (IA)

This session introduces oral history as a tool for students to investigate and influence the cultures of sustainability on campus and in the community. Since 2015, Central College in Pella ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Incorporating Sustainability in Traditional Writing and Humanities Courses

  • Texas A&M University-Texarkana (TX)
  • University of Arkansas (AR)
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)

In this session, participants will learn about two different approaches to incorporating sustainability in First-Year Composition courses. The first presentation will report on a pilot project that aimed to model ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Teaching for EcoJustice: Curriculum and Lessons for Secondary and College Classrooms

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)

Teaching for EcoJustice is a resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides ...


Art as the Catalyst for Critical Sustainability Conversations

  • University at Albany (NY)

The University at Albany is proud to submit an application that illustrates our use of art as the catalyst for critical sustainability conversations. This was accomplished via two main projects ...


Johnson County Community College Student Sustainability Committee

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

As a broadly effective, innovative, engaging, and replicable project, Johnson County Community College’s Student Sustainability Committee [the SSC, the Committee] is a compelling and powerful tool for developing student ...


Arts and humanities inquiry in the Long-Term Ecological Research Network: empathy, relationships, and interdisciplinary collaborations

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is a collection of 25 National Science Foundation-funded sites committed to long-term, place-based investigation of the natural world. While activities primarily focus on ecological ...


Teaching with trash: archaeological insights on university waste management

  • University of Idaho (ID)

The archaeological study of modern trash on an American university campus can yield valuable insight into how both human and environmental processes contribute to the accumulation and distribution of litter ...


Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities

Climate change is an enormous and increasingly urgent issue. This important book highlights how humanities disciplines can mobilize the creative and critical power of students, teachers, and communities to confront ...

  • Posted Oct. 20, 2016
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Cultivating an Academy We Can Live With: The Humanities and Education for Sustainability

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

Many facets of the university system in North America are fundamentally unsustainable, developing and perpetuating knowledge practices that not only do not sustain the biospheric conditions in which our species ...


Composition and Sustainability: Teaching for a Threatened Generation

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

While sustainability - meeting today’s needs without jeopardizing the interests of future generations - has become a dominating force in a range of disciplines, it has yet to play a substantive ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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The Greening of the Language Arts: Considering Sustainability Outside of the Science Classroom

  • Western Washington University (WA)

If the concept of sustainability is studied at all in middle or high school, chances are that study is taking place in the science classroom. After all, the topic of ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Sustainability Pedagogies for the Business Language Classroom

  • George Washington University (DC)

Heightened urgency about the question of the earth’s survival has generated increased attention to how to teach sustainability across the curriculum. The business language course, positioned at the nexus ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Reilly Center explores conceptual, ethical, and policy issues where science and technology intersect with society from different disciplinary perspectives. Its purpose is to promote the advancement of science and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Minor in Environmental Policy and Culture

  • Northwestern University (IL)

EPC is an interdisciplinary minor focusing on the study of the relationship between people and their natural surroundings. The program is based in the social sciences and humanities and is ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Social Justice Minor

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The minor in Social Justice (SJ) is for undergraduate students who are interested in incorporating an in-depth awareness of social issues into their fields of study and careers. Humanities and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Graduate specialization in Religion & Nature

  • University of Florida (FL)

This graduate specialization is the first in the U.S. to focus on the ways that religion shapes environmental attitudes and practices in cultures throughout the world. We cannot address ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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BA in Environmental Humanities

  • Stony Brook University (NY)

The Environmental Humanities major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, draws together a range of disciplines to explore human understanding and interpretation of nature. The curriculum integrates disciplines from ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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MA/MS in Environmental Humanities

  • University of Utah (UT)

The Environmental Humanities Graduate Program aims to produce an interdisciplinary, intellectual, and creative space in which we are prepared: to reflect on what it means to be "human" in a ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities

  • University of Exeter (Devon)

The Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities (CEAH) is an independent, interdisciplinary initiative which brings together researchers who share an interest in the relationship between the environment and the human ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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