ENGL 478

Special Studies in Literature and Environment

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A study of topics in the field of ecocriticism, including how human relationships to natural landscapes and animals are mediated through literature; literature in relation to imperial, colonial and capitalist ecologies; literary production as shaping and shaped by global agencies and events of nature; the role of literature in an era of globalization and ecological crisis.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
  • Topic is announced each year.

Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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