Race, Space, and Dispossession: Topics in Critical Environmental Geographies

University Liberal Arts: University Lecture Program

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Race, Space and Dispossession

Fall 2019

Taught By: Allison Guess

Section: L

CRN: 5685

Credits: 0

This course provides an introduction to select topics in critical and radical environmental geographies. Weekly lectures by New School faculty as well as special guest speakers are combined with weekly small group seminar discussions to provide the opportunity for exploring how race, space and dispossession can be understood geographically and environmentally. Sample topics covered in the course include the following: War and Migration; Plantation Economies; The Problem of Parks; Ancestor Oil; Food as Social Object; Prison Ecologies; and, Methods of Resistance. Students must register for both the lecture and discussion section of the course. [This ULEC is in category 1, Tools for Social Change.]

College: University Liberal Arts (UL)

Department: University Lecture Program (ULIB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 100

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 9:17am 9/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 2:10pm - 3:25pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 407

Date Range: 8/28/2019 - 12/11/2019