Understanding the Environment through Popular Culture

Course Code: GGRN 225

Academic Year: 2021-2022

Actively consider how comics, novels, films, TV shows and art all shape our understanding of the world while also reflecting it back to us. Popular culture is one of the most influential forces in our society. In this course through our analysis of popular culture texts, we will explore how we imagine the environment now, in the past, and in possible futures. We will explore how creative representations of society can help us to understand arguments about sustainability and the environment.