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Theme Semester Course Offerings

Fall 2021: Climates

Congratulations to our 2021 Theme Semester Course Development Awardees

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty awardees, who will receive support to develop a new course or course materials for Theme Semester 2021: Climates.  We are excited about these innovative new courses and the diverse methods and disciplinary approaches they will employ to engage students with issues of Climates:

Course Faculty Name Affiliation(s)
ITAL 330 / 398
Adaptability and Sustainability in Italian Food Systems
Pia Bertucci, Senior Instructor
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
GERM 295 / ENVR 295
Green Technology in Germany  

HIST 360
Into the Wild: Conservation since 1800
Lara Ducate, Professor
Thomas Lekan, Professor
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
ENGL 439
World Literature and Global Climate Change
Greg Forter, Professor
English Language and Culture
MSCI 311
The Biology of Marine Organisms
Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, Assistant Professor
Earth, Ocean and Environment
RUSS 319
19th Century Russian Literature in Translation
Alex Ogden, Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
MSCI 599
The Science of Climate Fiction
Lori Ziolkowski, Associate Professor
Earth, Ocean and Environment


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