Jun 25, 2022  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

HC SSCI
2 credits
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.
Prerequisites & Notes: Participants in WT2018 LIASE Study Trip to Indonesia



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