|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
Indigenous Literatures and Ecology
- Course Number: ENGL 197
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- Advisory Enrollment Information:
This course cannot be repeated and is limited to upper-division English majors only.
- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 197
- Quarter: Fall 2019
Indigenous peoples have long been imagined as exemplary environmental figures who are “close to nature.” During this course, we will encounter the more complex ways in which writers of differing Indigenous communities narrate their connections to the land, cities, the ocean, the desert, and many life forms, in contexts that include urbanization, climate change, surfing cultures, and incarceration. Along the way, we’ll consider their aesthetic experiments in attuning us to human interrelation with nonhuman beings. Through readings and discussions, we’ll also engage with histories, critical terms, and debates in Indigenous Studies.