Pandemic as Portal: Creating a Just Future on Earth
Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. — Arundhati Roy
This course (EAH 411/511) offers students from any major the opportunity to learn how people from various disciplines in the arts, humanities, and environmental sciences are working across disciplines to create a future that is deeply rooted in environmental and social justice. Every week, students will meet and engage with a renowned guest speaker. Students will be encouraged to think creatively and critically about integrating intersectional justice into their own scholarship and careers.
Guest Speakers Include
Bathsheba Demuth, assistant professor of history and environment and society, Brown University