IS 750: Topics in Biocultural Diversity and Conservation:
Humans and Island Environments
This seminar introduces students to the field of biocultural diversity, emphasizing trans-disciplinary approaches to understanding the interrelationships between culture, environment, and language. This course features lectures and discussions by key UH Mānoa faculty in anthropology, biology, botany, Hawaiian studies, natural resources, linguistics, literature, law, and more. The course is open to students in all disciplines and is designed to foster new research collaborations.
Note: This course will be coordinated by Dr. Alex Mawyer (Pacific Island Studies) in conjunction with the Biocultural Initiative of the Pacific. In additional to the guest lectures and discussions students will be actively engaged in preparations for the 7th International Conference on Environmental Futures.
Fall 2017, Mondays 3:00-5:30 pm