Subject: Educational Foundations
Credit units: 3
Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Educational Foundations


In this course, students will investigate current threats to the natural world especially focusing on the Climate Crisis and Indigenous Rights. The neoliberal push to justify individual and human wellbeing over collective, environmental and non-human wellbeing, towards deregulating and privatizing the commons, will be addressed. The two major concepts in this course, neoliberalism and environmental consciousness, will be connected through readings and film. The role of the corporate media and prominent individual journalists around environmental consciousness will also be explored.

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