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PWR Spring Electives

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Advanced PWR Electives do not fulfill the WR 1 or WR 2 requirement.
Science Communication

PWR 91HK: Farmer, Scientist, Activist, Chef: Communicating for Food Security and Food Justice

Instructor: Hayden Kantor

Schedule: TTh 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM

This course directs attention to the individuals and organizations who are shaping and transforming the way we eat now—at varied locations like farmers markets, community gardens, nonprofits, food banks, and startups. In collaboration with community partners, groups of students will propose and execute a project.

Cultural Rhetoric

PWR 91LF: The Art of Access - Disability, Creativity, Communication

Instructor: Lindsey Felt

Schedule: TTH 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM

In this class, you will have a unique opportunity to collaborate with a group of renowned disabled media artists who are reimagining what art can be when access is integrated into its aesthetics.

Science Communication/Cultural Rhetorics

PWR 99A-NSC: Portfolio Preparation I for NSC Students

Instructor: Emily Polk 

Schedule: W 4:30PM - 5:20PM

A 1-unit course that introduces ePortfolios and folio thinking to students in the Notation in Science Communication (NSC). 

Cultural Rhetorics

PWR 194DS9: Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Alternative Futurisms and Radical Worldbuilding

Instructor: Adam Banks

Schedule: W 3:30PM-6:20PM

Presented by IDA, the Institute for Diversity in the Arts. This course will explore science fiction and speculative fiction to learn how artists engage with futurist thinking to reimagine and build better worlds in the present. Students will explore alternative futurisms and will be joined by a special visiting artist and actor from the original cast of the groundbreaking television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.