A detailed study of attitudes toward and representations of Nature and the natural in Literature, especially of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Topics may include the hostile relationship between nature and Culture, the image of the animal other, the human as animal, the personification of Nature and/or the animal, the perilous position of human in nature, and the impact of Eco-criticism. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 337 and ENGL 348. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
ENVR 460 TOPICS IN CHESPK BAY STUDIES (Fall 2019)
Interdisciplinary investigation of the social, cultural, and physical aspects of the Chesapeake Bay and its associated human communities. Special attention to the environmental impacts of human actions and decisions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and the ways in which environmental factors have in turn impacted human communities. May be taken twice under different course subtitles. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Three to four hours per week.
ENVR 305 TOPICS IN HUMANITIES/SOC SCI (Spring 2020)
Interdisciplinary investigation of a topic in the environmental humanities or social sciences. May be taken three times under different course titles. Prerequisites: ENVR 102 and ENVR 200, 205 or 300. Three hours per week with enhancement.