IST 2203 1
ELECTIVE
Environmental Racism: The Problem with Water Environmental Racism: The Problem with Water
Online
4 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Crs. Dates: Jun 08–Aug 14, 2020
Credits: 4
All too often, environmentalism occurs from the perspective of the dominant Eurocentric culture. How do we begin to examine the degradation of our planet from the margins. This course will study water and its intersection with environmental racism.
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IST 2247 1
ELECTIVE
Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
Online
4 cr.
Mark Freeland

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Crs. Dates: Jun 08–Aug 14, 2020
Credits: 4
This course will demonstrate an Indigenous methodology of engaging with their respective environments to promote the flourishing of all life. It will use Indigenous origin narratives, linguistic analysis, and contemporary case studies to articulate a cogent understanding of Indigenous relationships to the environment.

IST 3010 1
IST3010
Pilgrimage Comparative Perspective Pilgrimage Comparative Perspective
Online
4 cr.
Jacob Kinnard

Adv. Req.: Pilgrimage/Comp. Persp.
Crs. Dates: Jun 08–Aug 14, 2020
Credits: 4
This is a comparative course that examines the dynamics of pilgrimage from a number of different angles - theoretical, doctrinal, ritual, social - and which utilizes a variety of sources - including classical, ethnographic studies of actual pilgrimages, and focused studies of particular pilgrimage places - with the goal of gaining a thorough understanding of the phenomena of pilgrimage in all of its complexity. (THEO 6447)
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IST 3102 1
IST3102
Atheists, Secularists & Nones Atheists, Secularists & Nones
Online
4 cr.
Tony Alumkal

Adv. Req.: Atheists, Secularist &Non
Crs. Dates: Jun 08–Aug 14, 2020
Credits: 4
An examination of non-religious and/or non-affiliated populations, with a primary focus on the United States. We will explore: 1) the variety of beliefs among those not affiliated with religious institutions; 2) different social expressions of atheism; 3) the implications of recent religious trends for debates about secularization in the modern West.
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