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. The 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 (second module block)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as Modules: Transferable Approaches, One Credit, Three Week, 2000, Michael Cohen, Monday and/or Thursday Afternoons, All courses, Conflict Resolution, Environment.