Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking: Representing Anthropogenic Climate Change: Marine Environments
“How can we convert into image and narrative the disasters that are slow moving and long in the making?”
Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environment of the Poor.
This 6-credit interdisciplinary course, team-taught by Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking, offers students the chance to use collaborative and creative inquiry to explore the effects of anthropogenic climate change on marine environments. It will investigate the difficulties of representing and communicating those effects, and as a Liberal Arts studio, the course will tack between and among perspectives from a range of disciplines within environmental humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and art and design.