Environmental Humanities Courses

The following courses in environmental humanities are regularly offered at Brown University. We welcome course submissions and updates here

Course Number Course Title Faculty Recent Offerings
AMST 1950 Pursuit of Happiness: Environmental Justice and Indigeneous Rights Ron Potvin and Lorén Spears Spring 2019
ANTH 0110 Anthropology and Global Social Problems: Environment, Development, and Governance Sarah Besky Fall 2017, Spring 2019
CLAS 0765 Witches and Vixens: Nasty Women in Ancient Greece and Rome Sasha-Mae Eccleston Fall 2017, Fall 2018
ENGL 1901G Tiny Politics: Non-Monumental Ecologies and Poetic Forms of Attention Ada Smailbegovic Fall 2018
ENVS 0710 Powering the Past: Environmental Histories of Energy Use and Social Change Bathsheba Demuth Fall 2018
ENVS 1910 The Anthropocene: The Past and Present of Environmental Change Bathsheba Demuth Spring 2018
ENVS 1916 Animals and Plants in Chinese History Brian Lander Spring 2019
ENVS 1928 Race and the Politics of Nature: Intersecting Histories and Political Ecologies Kai Bosworth  
HISP 1330X The Nature of Conquest: Scientific Literatures of the Americas Iris Montero Spring 2017, Spring 2019
HISP 1331A Writing Animals in the Iberian Atlantic Iris Montero Spring 2018
HIST 0150H Foods and Drugs in History Harold (Hal) Cook Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019
HIST 0270A From Fire Wielders to Empire Builders: Human Impact on the Global Environment before 1492 Brian Lander Fall 2017, Fall 2018
HIST 0270B From the Columbian Exchange to Climate Change: Modern Global Environmental History Bathsheba Demuth Spring 2018, Spring 2019
HIST 0576A The Arctic: Global History from the Dog Sled to the Oil Rig Bathsheba Demuth Spring 2019
HIST 1976G Animals Histories Nancy Jacobs Spring 2019
HMAN 2400I Environmental Humanities
Spring 2019: Into the Wild: Thinking Democracy Ecologically
Spring 2019 / Mark Cladis and Sharon Krause Spring 2019
LATN 2020G Writing Human/Nature in the Roman Empire Sasha-Mae Eccleston Spring 2018
LITR 1150A Ecopoetics in Practice Eleni Sikelianos Fall 2018
MUSC 1921 Music, Nature, Ecology Joshua Tucker Spring 2019
STS 0400 The Phoenix and the Hummingbird: Stories of Nature from the Classics to iNaturalist Iris Montero Spring 2016, Fall 2018

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