Supplementary Resources & News Stories
9/5 Intro to Environmental Justice Framework
9/9 - Food Justice
CFJ - Introduction: the Food Movement as Polyculture
9/12 – The Production of Unequal Access to Food
Chapters 2-4 of CFJ
9/16 - Film: A Place at the Table
Go online and find at least 3 organizations working on 'food justice.' How do they define food justice? Bring their definitions and descriptions to class.
9/19 – Consumption Denied - Food Insecurity and Food Deserts
Chapter 5-6 of CFJ
9/23 – Will Work for Food Justice
Chapter 7, 9, and 11 of CFJ
9/26 - Food Justice Movements
Chapters 8, 10, 12, 15 of CFJ
9/30 – Political Participation
10/3 - Capitalism, Nature, Society
10/7 – Library Day
Come with topics for your research paper and ideas for your activism assignment.
10/14 - Toxic Distribution and Exports of Environmental Hazards
10/17 - Toxic Distribution and Exports of Environmental Hazards
10/21 – Walter Hendricks Days – No Class!
10/24 - Diamond, LA
Read beginning through chapter 8 of Diamond
10/28 – Film: Fenceline: A Company Town Divided
Read Chapters 9 - end of Diamond
10/31 – Local Waste Stream Activism
Assignment: Listen to This American Life episode: Garbage – Prologue and Act 1 - http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/249/garbage
11/4 - Regulations, Love Canal, and Kettelman City
11/7 – In-Class Work Day for Research Papers
Come to class ready to work on your research paper.
11/11 - Garbage Wars
11/14 – Consumption and Greenwashing and Peer Review
COME WITH A DRAFT OF YOUR PAPER
11/18 – The Big Necessity
Read the first half of The Big Necessity
11/21 – Field Trip – Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, VT
Read the second half of The Big Necessity.
11/25 – Peer Review Day II
Come to class with the almost-done version of your research paper and activism assignment for some final revisions.
11/28 – Thanksgiving Break – No Class!
- This topic
12/2 – Presentation Day
12/5 – Presentation Day
12/9 – Last Day of Class - Wrap Up