A Chinese Odyssey: Part Three =LINK=
Six classics are books: The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry, Second Nature and The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert, plus Green Earth and The Ministry for the Future as novels by Kim Stanley Robinson. Others are essays and poems by Aldo Leopold, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Gary Snyder. Probable film classics are: The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), Clearcut (1991), A Thousand Acres (1997), Fight Club (1999), and Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Course books are sold by the University Bookstore in the Iowa Memorial Union. Students arrange to view the films from DVDs, streaming services, libraries, or the like. The seminar divides into three parts, with students writing argumentative essays about political issues and course resources in each part. Instructions are provided in advance, and the essays are written on a take-home basis.
A Chinese Odyssey: Part Three