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Spring Semester 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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GE 30112 - Germany and the Environment
Germany is globally recognized as a leader in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable development, and environmental protection. But how did this come about? In this course, we will examine the roles that culture and history play in shaping human attitudes towards the environment. Our case studies will range over two centuries, from damming projects in the Rhine valley at the start of the nineteenth century to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster at the end of the twentieth. We will study novels, films, and philosophical essays alongside works by leading environmental historians. Over the course of the semester, students will develop a richer understanding of German environmentalism that also includes an awareness of its dark sides, such as the role that nature conservancy played within Nazi ideology.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undeclared, All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Architecture, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, Pre-College, Parish Programs, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Class

Undergraduate Division
German and Russian Lang & Lit. Department

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies, LIT - old Core Literature, MESE - European Studies Course, SUS3 - Social Institutions, WKLI - new Core Literature

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate Non-Degree
      Employee Non-Degree
      St. Mary's College
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     

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