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Shadow a Student for a Day

Curious to know what a lecture is like in a university setting? Or are you curious to know what the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change students are learning about? Sign up for a lecture below. High school students are welcome to join on a PA Day or throughout March Break. Applicants may select any of the dates below. Lectures are offered both in-person and virtually. 

Martha Stiegman

Course: EU/ENVS 1100 The land we're on: Treaties, Art and Environment

Description: This course introduces students to historical and current ideas about land, with an emphasis on Indigenous perspectives. Through analysis of art and media art, students will engage critical approaches by scholars, activists and creatives who challenge dominant modes of power. Students will gain an understanding of treaty relations across Canada, build media analysis skills, and communication skills.

Date & Time: February 17, March 3,10,17,24,31, April 10 - 2:30 PM - 4:30PM

Location: Online


Justin Podur

Justin Podur

Course: EU/ENVS 1400 Foundations of Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation

Description: This course provides the foundational understanding of core concepts approaches and methods in environmental management. Drawing on the natural and social sciences, this course examines the role of policy and management strategies in addressing environmental, nature resource and conservation challenges, in ways supportive of sustainable development. It provides an overview of the concepts, knowledge and skills that are needed to be effective in environmental policy and management in government, business and not-for-profit sectors.

Date & Time: January 31, February 7, 14, March 7,14, 21, 28 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Online


Lina Brand Correa

Course: EU/ENVS 2510 Economics for the Anthropocene

Description: The application of economic principles to environmental issues is introduced and critically reviewed. Linkages between economic factors, social processes and natural environments are explored. The use of economic principles in deriving solutions to issues of climate change, resource management, and environmental regulation is examined. This course is intended for students with no background in economics.

Date & Time: February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1,8,15,22 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: HNES 038


Mark Winfield

Course: EU/ENVS 2410 Environmental Governance and Policy: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions

Description: This course examines the development and implementation of public policies related to the environment and sustainability. The course will focus on the interaction of institutions, societal forces, ideas and landscape factors in the Canadian environmental policy experience.

Date & Time: February 7, 14,21, March 7, 14, 21, 28 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: HNES 140