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This Week's Work: Feb. 28th - Mar. 7th

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Sunday (Mar. 2nd):

EDUC: @ 5PM:  POST A FIELD LOG ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCES TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH THE 5TH GRADERS.  USE PSEUDONYMS! Take a few minutes to look at each other's posts.

ENGL: by 10pm: post on-line a one-paragraph response to "Apocalypse, New Jersey."

Monday (Mar. 3rd):

ECON: See post.

EDUC: Blue Jersey Mom, "Eco-Justice: Environmental Racism, Camden, New Jersey, and the St. Lawrence Cement Plant; New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection, "Executive Summary of Camden Waterfront South Air Toxics Project Final Report"; Cole and Farrell, "Structural Racism, Structural Pollution and the Need for a New Paradigm"

ENGL:profile of Waterfront South Matt Taibbi. Apocalypse, New Jersey: A Dispatch from America's Most Desperate TownRolling Stone. December 22, 2013. 
Ariel Rosenberg. Letter to Rolling Stone. December 12, 2013.
Chimamanda Adiche, “The Danger of a Single Story.” TED Talk. July 2009.

Tuesday (Mar. 4th):

ENGL: 4pm– Jonathan Miller, director of Homelands Productions 
(including Food for 9 Billion), giving the Rothenberg Lecture in the Ely Room

Wednesday (Mar. 5th):

ECON: See post.

EDUC: Class with Dorceta

ENGL: Dorceta Taylor. The Evolution of Environmental Justice Activism, Research, and Scholarship. Environmental Practice 13, 4 (December 2011): 280-301 Dorceta Taylor will join us during class, to continue the conversation begun earlier today in EDU 285: Ecologies of Minds and Communities.

4:30-6 Wed, Mar. 5 Dorceta Taylor, Keynote Address in Dalton 300 on
"Race, Class, Gender and the Environment: The Role of Scholarship and Activism"

Thursday (Mar. 6th): 

EDUC: 12 am, posted on serendip:  We’ve been reading and discussing the challenges and potentialities of what’s variously called “environmental education,” “learning for ecological literacy,” and “educating for sustainability.”  Locate a key challenge in this field, and offer a focused analysis of the “problem” that clarifies relevant setting(s), key stakeholders/players, and critical tensions or conflicts; us this analysis to carve out what you see as one or several promising directions for change. (approx. 5 pp.)

Friday (Mar. 7th):

ECON: See post.

Happy Spring Break!!

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