Wistful Dreams, Apocalyptic Visions: Americans and Nature in the 21st Century

Instructor: 
Tim Silver
Day/Time Taught: 
MWF 10:00-10:50 am
Term: 
Fall
Year: 
2010
Prefix: 
UCO
Course Number: 
1200

A look at Americans' interaction with nature including: 1) nature as sustaining source of food; 2) nature as wilderness refuge; 3) nature as home; and 4) nature without us. Using various texts and films students will think and write about nature's continuing influence on American life in an increasingly urbanized global society. Employs methodology from both history and ecology.

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey
mccaugheym@appstate.edu

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