GEOG 430
Human Use of the Environment

Week 4 Summary and Tasks


This week, we've learned about Environmental Justice and Racism and maybe challenged how some of you think about your own place in the world.

Tasks for this week:

  • Read the Course Content (Week 4) section on the course website.

  • Reading: Pulido, L. 2000. ‘‘Rethinking Environmental Racism: White Privilege and Urban Development in Southern California.’’ Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90:12–40

  • Film: Mahan, L. (Producer and Director) and Greenberg, J. (Producer). (2009) Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek [Documentary]. United States: Leah Mahan Productions

  • Take the Week 4 Quiz in Canvas by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

  • Post your Week 4 Discussion and Activity assignment on Canvas by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

Please check the calendar in Canvas for specific due dates.


    Midterm Exam #1

    Following the completion of this week's material you will have Midterm Exam #1. The midterm Exams are 48 hour, take home exams in and essay format. You should revise all of the course material to date to be ready to draw on it for your Midterm Exams. Please watch Canvas carefully for the prompt, instructions, rubric and exact dates.