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