Growing the Green Unknown: Teaching Environmental Literature in Southeastern North Carolina

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dr. . Jane Haladay, Associate Professor (Creator)
Dr. Scott Hicks, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: Walking to class, we're still lesson planning. Indeed, although we had thought about and discussed since we were hired in fall 2006 the idea of team-teaching an environmental literature class from the perspectives of our disciplinary specialties (American Indian Studies for Jane, African American literature for Scott), our class still was a work in progress. We were excited on this first day of our brand new course at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, “Literatures of Ecoliteracy and Environmental Justice,” the first ever of its kind here. Despite its evolving character, our collaboration was strong, for we were united in our convictions: respecting our students, their communities, and their heritages; enacting environmental justice; and reconnecting ourselves, our students, and our university to our shared world.

Additional Information

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 17.4
Language: English
Date: 2010
Environmental Literature , Environmental Justice, Sustainability , Ecoliteracy , Education, Instruction, Southeastern North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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