authors such as Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Walker, Rachel Carson, Val Plumwood, Vandana Shiva, and Carolyn Merchant. Learning objectives for the course :
To learn about historical and epistemological connections between the subjugation of women and the exploitation of nature in the West and globally.
To learn how to situate ourselves in relation to ecofeminist studies.
To gain knowledge about ecofeminist grassroots movements.
To gain knowledge about systemic global exploitation of women, the poor, and the natural world.
To learn about ecofeminist approaches to literature.
Small Wonder: Essays
Feminism and the Mastery of Nature
Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World
The Color Purple
. Horses Make A Landscape Look More Beautiful
Online articles will be linked within "Tasks & Assignments" on Blackboard