CAFO: Concentrated Animals, Deep Ecology

3 credits


Peace Studies
College of Arts and Science

Throughout the ages humans have toiled and tilled the land confirming their role as integral providers as well as graceful recipients of nature’s bounty. The significant metamorphosis that this gentle and cautious stewardship of the earth has undergone, necessitates close scrutiny. This multi-disciplined humanities course will consider the prose of the human community as it intersects widespread industrialized animal production with its inevitable social, economic and environmental realities. Eco-Feminist readings and the Fine Arts with its theoretical underpinnings associated with a liberal arts aesthetic will invite a wider perspective.