The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Oberlin College
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Course Catalog 2017-2018
[Add to Portfolio]

ANTH 130 - “Natural” Disasters, Culture, and Sustainability in Indonesia WT18


Semester Offered: First Semester Second Module
Half Course
Credits: 2 credits
Attribute: 2 SS

Situated on the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia is host to frequent seismic and volcanic activities. In recent years, Indonesia has also experienced events such as volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, floods. Drawing on multiple disciplinary perspectives, this class explores the cultural engagements with and responses to hazards in the environment that turn into so-called “natural” disasters. Course materials & discussions focus on the interactions of communities and artists with natural hazards; the framing and interpretation of disasters in museums; social dimensions of disaster preparedness and management; and sustainability issues. Required for participants in WT2018 LIASE Study Trip to Indonesia.
Field trips required.
Enrollment Limit: 8
Instructor: J. Fraser
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes
Participants in WT2018 LIASE Study Trip to Indonesia


Click here for the Fall Semester Schedule of Classes
Click here for the Spring Semester Schedule of Classes



[Add to Portfolio]