May 18, 2021  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EAST 111 - Community-Based Environmental Studies: Hong Kong-US

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

This Community-Based Learning course draws from multiple disciplinary perspectives including environmental studies, history, anthropology, and public health to prepare students to engage responsively, critically, and comparatively with NGOs, community members, and students and faculty from Hong Kong universities collaborating to address pressing environmental challenges in Hong Kong and the New Territories. Readings and discussions will focus on establishing key contexts of environmental issues and understanding methodologies for engaging ethically and responsibly with local communities. Required for participants in WT2019 LIASE Study Trip to Hong Kong. Field trip(s) required. 

Enrollment Limit: 8
Instructor: T. Boster

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes

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