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CW 50AC - Researching Water in the West

Spring 2017
Description 

This course examines the subject of water in California, drawing upon scholarly articles, essays, memoir, film, photographs, and legislation. In collaboration with the Teaching Library, CW 50AC explores techniques for conducting online archival research and using primary sources. The course considers a variety of players in the story of water rights in California, including federal and state representatives, conservationists, Native Americans, and Japanese Americans. Students craft a research project of their own design within the broad parameters of the course topic.

Breadth Requirement: This course satisfies the University's American Cultures Requirement
This course can be used toward satisfying the Seven-Course Breadth Requirement

Available in 
Spring
Prerequisites 
None
Units and Format 
3 units – Three hours of seminar/discussion per week
Grading Option 
Letter grade or P/NP
Fulfills 
Historical Studies Breadth
American Cultures

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Class Number: 13898
Meeting time @ place:
TUTH 11:00am - 12:30pm @ 206 Dwinelle Hall
Section Theme: None
Instructor: Pat Steenland
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