FAIR 297G Experiential Farm Skills Course Summer 2021
GET CREDIT FOR LEARNING HOW TO FARM, RIGHT ON WESTER’S CAMPUS!
Fairhaven 297G – 2 credits – Fridays 9-12 – Outback Farm
For more info: Terri Kempton firstname.lastname@example.org
Come learn about food and agriculture at the Outback through hands-on experience, including honey bee hive maintenance in our apiary! During the tastiest time on the farm, you’ll get to weed, water, mulch, plant, harvest, and taste a variety of fruits, nuts, berries, vegetables, and herbs. All while discussing essays about homesteading and small-scale farming. 6 weeks, in person.
FAIR 336v Arts as Therapy Course Summer 2021
Summer A Term 2021: FH 336v CRN 31155 Chris Brewer, instructor
An interdisciplinary course exploring creativity in the Expressive Arts therapies: music, art, drama, dance, poetry/writing. How do these modalities engage us? How have they evolved and how are they used today in wellness and medicine. For more info: contact Chris Brewer, email@example.com, 336-207-7505
Ideal for: Fairhaven Concentrators and Western students interested in Psychology, Sociology, & the Arts; Transfer students & community members welcome.
Meets Fairhaven upper-division Core requirements for Humanities.
Format: Synchronous remote learning
Learning Strategies: experiential activities, reading / video resources, guest speakers from the profession, class discussion, independent student project.
FAIR 312D Global Culture and World Society Course Summer 2021
Global Film as World History – ACGM GUR
Taught by: Prof. Niall Ó Murchú, Fairhaven College
This course traces the history of globalization through world cinema and uses to study local histories in their transnational and global contexts.
Ideal for: • Transfer students, Global studies and Film studies Concentrators, INTL and Film Studies Minors•
Meets Fairhaven upper-division Core & ACGM GUR credits
Class Format: Independent (asynchronous) movie screenings
• Movies from the United States, Soviet Russia, Algeria, Chile, , Lebanon, Palestine & Saudi Arabia
• Online seminar each Wednesday (2:00-3:50)
Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer May 19, 2021
This event is part of a speaker series about Food, Farming, Diversity, and Justice brought to you by the WWU Outback Farm in collaboration with the Environmental Justice speaker fund sponsored by the WWU Sustainability, Equity, and Justice Fund. Please share widely with our community!
Registration is free but required.
Fairhaven and the Ray Wolpow Institute to launch new Human Rights minor this fall
This fall, Western will launch a new interdisciplinary minor in Human Rights, a combined program of study offered through Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies (FCIS) and the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity (RWI).
Read full article in Western Today
World Issues Forum May 12th
“From the Challenges of the Adventure Learning Grant to Enduring Global Engagement”
Susannah Arnhart, Kathryn Johnson, & Anna Van de Grift. Past Adventure Learning Grant Recipients
Fairhaven’s interdisciplinarity fosters collaboration within the College and across campus. Check out some of our exciting collaborations.
Fairhaven's Commitments to the World
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