Environmental Justice in Literature and Culture: Just Transitions

Teaching Resource OVERVIEW

This is a syllabus for an Environmental Justice in Literature and Culture course taught at the University of Wyoming during the Spring 2020 semester. It was cross-listed as an English and Environment and Natural Resources course. Themed around the concept of a Just Transition, the class focuses on a range of cultural (literary fiction, poetry, drama, film, photography, music, etc.) to explore the generative potential of the humanities for imagining livable, equitable futures.

Submitted by

Matthew Henry

Resource Type





Environmental justice


Environmental Studies

Learning Outcomes

Creative Thinking