MESĀ 674. From Gold to Glory : The Evolving History and Ethics of Exploration. 3 Credit Hours.

This course will address changes in motivation and approaches to exploration with a focus on risk perception, physiological limitations, and social-cultural context, including how past colonial legacy is still influencing perceptions of the current generation of scientists, explorers, and the groups they interact with. Assignments will include critical readings of source materials and case studies of particular expeditions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.