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Study abroad in Summer: Surrealist Paris

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE FRANCE:  SURREALIST PARIS
For Early Fall Quarter 2017 (August 16 to September 12), the UW Department of Comparative Literature will offer again its Exploration Seminar on Surrealism in Paris. This program offers students a unique opportunity to earn 5 UW credits while exploring one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world. 
The program fee is $2,580 (includes housing). 

Spring course: Arctic 401 Introduction to Arctic Climate System

Below is a course some of your students may be interested in. Our incoming UW 2016-17 Canada Visiting Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies, Kent Moore, will be teaching the core course for the Arctic Studies Minor, ARCTIC 401: Introduction to Arctic Climate System. Please share this course with your students! See below and the attached flyer for more information.

CANADIAN STUDIES CENTER
Henry M. 

Spring course: AIS 475B Decolonizing the Environmental Discourse

I hope this emails finds you in good spirits. I wanted to send information about my upcoming course in the Department of American Indian Studies—Decolonizing the Environmental Discourse.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course examines the concept of environmental justice through a decolonization lens—giving a voice to those who have been silenced in the official environmental discourse. Through guest presentations, group work, facilitated discussions, readings, and inclusive teaching strategies students will examine & explore current and past environmental (in)justice cases. 

Courses: Landscape Architecture, Spring, Summer & Autumn 2017

The UofW Landscape Architecture Dept. has several great offerings, open to all, this coming Spring, Summer and Autumn Quarters 2017.  There is Canada, China,
Elwha River Camping Trip, Croatia, Peru, Nepal, Tokyo/Taipei Study Abroad.

Many classes are offered on the UofW Campus:
Spring: Design of Cities, Intro. to Planting Design, Ecological Design & Planning, History of Urban Landscapes and Environment, Advocacy & the Built Environment, Floating Wetlands. 

Spring courses in American Indian Studies

We have an exciting bunch of classes scheduled for spring in American Indian Studies, and I’d appreciate it if you’d share with any students who might be interested. All of these courses are open to all students, and those at the 200 level are especially appropriate for students without previous coursework in American Indian Studies.

Please note that the course numbers and descriptions for a few of these differ slightly from what appears in the time schedule. 

Spring 2017: ESRM 459 Yellowstone class

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break?  Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch a bald eagle?  If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing and Monica Moskal.
To be considered for the class, please email Dr. 

Friday Harbor Labs info session Tuesday, 1/17 10:30 AM

Friday Harbor Labs Info Session: Spring/Summer Quarter 2017
Spend spring or summer quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending the following info session:
INFO SESSION: Spring and Summer Quarter at Friday Harbor
When: Tuesday 1/17, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Where: Marine Sciences Building Room 123
RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jkob/320432
Learn more about what spending a quarter studying full time in the San Juan Islands can mean for you. 

Study Abroad with American Indian Studies: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

Standing Together: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study, British Columbia
Summer 2017 B-term
Dates of Instruction: 7/20/17 – 8/19/17
Application Deadline: 2/15/17
Standing Together: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study at Cape Mudge and Campbell River, British Columbia is a response to the official invitation from the We Wai Kai and We Wai Kum Nations of British Columbia, presented at the Paddle to Nisqually this year at the culmination of the annual Tribal Canoe Journey on August 6, 2016, we quote the invitation here, so that the intention of our host will be clear:
The coastal waters of British Columbia have sustained our peoples since time immemorial, providing access to precious resources and connecting our communities to one another. 

Join the Dream Project (EDUC 260 & EDUC 369)

The Dream Project provides an opportunity for UW students to support low-income and first-generation high school students in South King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.

Mentor high school seniors on applying to colleges, filing the FAFSA/WASFA to access financial aid, applying to scholarships, and more.
Register for EDUC 260 and EDUC 369 on your UW registration. These classes cover important content related to social justice, college access, and mentorship, and will help prepare you to work with students effectively. 

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