A panel discussion titled ‘Teaching Climate Change: Perspectives from History and the Humanities’ hosted by the Not Even Past platform of the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin. The roundtable features Stephanie LeMenager, University of Oregon, Carlos E. Ramos Scharron, University of Texas at Austin, and Emily Wakild, Boise State University. Panel discussants include Erika M. Bsumek, University of Texas at Austin and Megan Raby, University of Texas at Austin. This video includes presentations and discussions by
LeMenager discusses her co-edited book, ‘Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities’, with Drs. Stephen Siperstein and Shane Hall and ways to integrate climate science and climate change in the Humanities classrooms.
Ramos-Scharrón discusses some courses he teaches in Latin American Studies courses and how climate change is critical in understanding environmental challenges in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Wakild discusses how climate change can be integrated with syllabi in History courses. She specifically discusses examples that history teachers can use in their classrooms and how the moral and cultural dimensions of climate change may be a natural area of discussion for the Humanities and History.
Students will understand the importance of the Humanities in understanding climate change.
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|Roundtable: “Teaching Climate Change: Perspectives from History and the Humanities”
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Climate Change Overview, History, Latin American Studies, Cultural Studies
|Climate Literacy, Climate and Society
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|Video(1 hr 36 mins)
|Not Even Past platform of Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin