Optional Extra Credit
The theme of the course is about disasters. read the video transcript doc attached.
Listen/Watch/Read the “going further” materials for any week and prepare a written response. The response must do the following:
Briefly summarize/describe the materials. (50-100 words)
Provide a reflection on how the materials relate to course themes, broadly understood. (200-300 words)
Going further: listen to this interview with historian Cynthia Kierner about her recent book, Inventing Disaster: the Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019).