Seven scholars from a variety of fields recommend new books and classics to read this fall, with topics ranging from Indigenous resistance and Afrofuturism to Irish coastal history and nineteenth-century surfing.
Drawing from postcolonial, Caribbean, Black, and Indigenous Studies, Sophie Sapp Moore and Aida Arosoaie curate a reading list that highlights the complex dynamics of plantation worlds, past and present. Their syllabus is the perfect end to our series on the Plantationocene.
Six scholars recommend books and essays they’re teaching this fall to navigate the pandemics of coronavirus and racial injustice.
Inspired by TV as a medium, Marc Miller’s course in landscape architecture has students make environmental fiction about the future rather than design for the present.
Acclaimed animal studies scholar Lori Gruen takes stock of the field and discusses her new collection, Critical Terms for Animal Studies.
Given the often-debilitating realities of environmental issues, how can teachers build an environmental pedagogy that inspires creative change?
We form attachments to the places around us, and they shape our sense of who we are. An educator uses that environmental identity to spark action.
Plastic shapes us even as it contributes to our destruction. A performance studies scholar shares her creative approach to teaching about plastic and identity in an unavoidably plastic world.
Five professors recommend an eclectic set of environmentally focused books about animals, shopping malls, feral children, and more.
Faculty from Idaho to Washington, DC chime in on favorite environmentally focused books they are excited to teach this fall.