Eco-Media: Studies in Planetary Futures


This seminar explores film, photography, online media, museum and artistic productions about the contemporary planetary ecological crisis. Visual materials will focus on climate change, environmental activism, plastic and nuclear waste, digital rubbish, 'cancer alleys' and 'cancer villages,' pollution and toxic environments, among other topics. Course readings will introduce students to debates about the Anthropocene, post-human natures, species extinction, multi-species care, geo-engineering, and planetary futures.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • LIT 522S
  • VMS 520S
Typically Offered