NLIT
3534

Dark Green: Ecology Literature

Schools of Public Engagement: Humanities

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Dark Green: Eco Literature
Spring 2023
Taught By: Margaret Boe Birns
Section: A

CRN: 13321

Credits: 3

This course will explore a selection of important novels in which nature or the environment or the climate are central characters in their stories---the new genre of ecofiction. With narratives populated by scientists, artists, activists, mystics, militants, nature gods and goddesses, psychic trees, seabirds, seeking spirits and simply everyday heroes, our stories will consider today’s environmental crisis, but will also address the fascinating human capacity for fluid personal change and recovery. Our stories will additionally consider issues of health, wellbeing, readiness and resilience, as well the environment and racial justice, imagined potential futures, a post-secular “dark green religion,“ and the probability of a profound generational shift

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Humanities (NHUM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:50am EST 2/6/2023

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/17/2023