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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
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CAST 302 - American Agricultures

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, WINT

This course examines agrarian thinking and food justice movements in the United States through literature, essays, film, and field trips. We learn about the political philosophy of democratic agrarianism, particularly as articulated by the New Agrarianism movement, and the contributions of indigenous, enslaved, and immigrant peoples to American agricultural practices and foodways. Throughout the course we pay close attention to the Rust Belt as a location of contemporary work for food justice. Field trips are required. Prerequisites and notes: ENVS 201 or consent of the instructor. Crosslisted with ENVS 302.

Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: J. Fiskio

Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with ENVS 302

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