WUmester Academics

Academics are at the heart of WUmester. This page contains resources to help students, faculty, and staff engage with the 2021 WUmester topic Sustainability from a variety of perspectives and across academic disciplines.

Special Topics WUmester Courses

  • Intro to Race & Ethnic Studies
  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Culture, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Religion, Magic, & Witchcraft
  • Peoples and Cultures of Africa
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Introduction to Art
  • Human Impact on Environment
  • Intro to Poverty Studies
  • Diversity in American Culture
  • Applied Criminology
  • Criminal Justice Research Methods
  • Gender Communication
  • Multicultural American Literature
  • Science Fiction
  • BLM in Literature & Film
  • Animals in Literature & Film
  • World Regional Geography
  • Early World History
  • Changing World History
  • Modern World History
  • U.S. History pre Civil War
  • U.S. History post Civil War
  • Traditional Japan
  • American Indian History
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Science and Technology for World Leaders
  • Sustainable Development
  • Human Development
  • Family Issues
  • Virtual Remote Study Abroad
  • Intro to World Music
  • Ethics: Intro to Moral Problems
  • Philosophy of Love and Sex
  • Medical Ethics
  • Midwestern Environmental Ethics
  • Governments of the World
  • World Religions
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Criminology
  • Food and Culture
  • Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies
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Daly, Herman E. Ecological Economics & Sustainable Development: Selected Essays of Herman Daly (2007)

Freeman, Carrie. The Human Animal Earthling Identity: Shared Values Unifying Human Rights, Animal Rights, and Environmental Movements (2020)

Gilio-Whitaker, Dina. As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock (2019)

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (2012)

Norton, Bryan G. Sustainability: A Philosophy of Adapative Ecosystem Management (2005)

Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (2014)

Safran, Jonathan, Eating Animals (2009)

Safran, Jonathan, We Are the Weather (2019)

Washington, Harriet. A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind (2019)

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