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Chase Clow

Chase Clow

Chair, Humanities Division (Humanities and Cultural Studies, Religion and Philosophy)
Assistant Professor, Humanities
Phone: 415-482-1821
Email: chase.clow@dominican.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental Humanities in Transformative Studies, California Institute of Integral Studies
    Dissertation Title: Gelang: A Photography of Belonging. My research centers around the epistemology of nature via landscape photography as well as the ethical and sacred dimensions of photographic practice.
  • M.A. Humanities, Dominican University of California
    Thesis Title: Making Peace with Contradictions: Reflections of Territory and Identity in Israel/Palestine.

  • Web site: www.chasemclow.com

    Research Interests

    • Environmental Humanities -- Art and Philosophy
    • History and Practice of Nature Photography 
    • U.S. Conservation and Environmental Movements
    • American Cultural Pluralism
    • Native American Literature & Philosophy
    • Place-based Epistemology and Cultural Identity
    • Sufi Poetry and other poetic expressions of transcendence

     

    Courses 

    Humanities 

    • Classics of the U.S. Environmental Movement -- CLQ 3300 
    • Spirituality of the Earth – RLGN 1070/3170
    • Radical Response: Human Rights and Social Activism in a Changing World – CQHO 4040 
    • Humanities Seminar: Great Books of the West  – HCS 4930
    • Humanities Seminar: Great Books of the Non-West – HCS 4931
    • Humanities Senior Project Workshop  – HCS 4920
    • Foundations: Pluralistic American Culture – HCS 3160

    Literature and Writing

    • Food in Literature – ENGL 4040 
    • Monsters in the Literary Imagination – ENGL 1000  
    • African American Literature – ENGL 3062
    • Poetry Analysis – ENGL 2302/3302
    • Critical Inquiry & Reflective Writing – ENGL 3442  
    • Expository Writing – ENGL 1004

      Online Courses

      • Humanities Seminar: Great Books  – OL: HUM 4930U
      • Foundations: American Pluralistic Culture – OL: SCS 3160

        Other

        • Reader of Humanities and Cultural Studies Senior Projects
        • Mentor and Supervisor of Independent Studies

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