Creative climate communications
ENVS 3173/THTR 4173/ATLS 4173

Course Schedule
Week 4

Tuesday, February 7

  • vocal, physical, improvisational work/warm-up
  • deliver composition #1 draft to Barbara McFerrin via email
  • a creative climate communications backgrounder part III: audiences
  • 20-minute reading discussion #5 activity
  • composition #1 in class work time: editing

Guest
[10-10:30am]: Professor Zoe Donaldson, Dept of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado

Required Readings: D2L Discussion #5

Markowitz, E., Hodge, C. and Harp, G. (2014) Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication, EcoAmerica & Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions – Chapter 4: ‘Bring Climate Impacts Close to Home’, 29-34.

Bernard, S.C. (2016) Documentary Storytelling: Creative Nonfiction on Screen Focal Press, New York – Chapter 8: ‘Research’, 123-138.

 

Thursday, February 9

  • composition #3: group formations, designer selections
  • 20-minute reading discussion #6 activity

Guests
Abby Church, Leslie Dietrich, Ricki Booker, Rachel Lubanowski and Tanja Leonard

Required Readings: D2L Discussion #6

Weintrobe, S. (2013) ‘The Difficult Problem of Anxiety When Thinking about Climate Change’ in Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Weintrobe, S. (ed)), Routledge, London, pp. 33-47.

Markowitz, E., Hodge, C. and Harp, G. (2014) Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication, EcoAmerica & Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions – Chapter 10: ‘Make Behavior Change Easy’, 70-76.