Speaking of Earth: Environmental Speeches that Moved the World (MOD2163.02)

Michael Cohen

In this course, based on the book Speaking of Earth, edited by Alon Tal, we will read twenty inspiring speeches by leading environmentalists around the world that examine a broad range of environmental issues. Included in the course is Rachel Carson’s defense of her ground breaking book Silent Spring, Prince Charles’s passionate call for sustainable agriculture, and the Dalai Lama’s explanation of a path to ecological harmony.┬áThe module will include participants in the class writing their own speech.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 1
M 4:10pm - 6:00pm; Th 4:10pm - 6:00pm (March 19, 22, 26, 29 and April 2, 5)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
This course is categorized as 2000, All courses, Conflict Resolution, Environment, Michael Cohen, Modules: Transferable Approaches, Monday and/or Thursday Afternoons, One Credit, Three Week.