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Chase Clow

Chase Clow

Director, Humanities and Cultural Studies
School of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Phone: 415-482-1821
Email: chase.clow@dominican.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate. Environmental Humanities in the Transformative Studies Dept., California Institute of Integral Studies
    My research centers around the epistemology of nature via landscape photography and the dialogical possibilities between humans and the rest of the natural world.
  • M.A. Humanities, Dominican University of California
    Thesis Title: Making Peace with Contradictions: Reflections of Territory and Identity in Israel/Palestine.
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    Research Interests

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

     

    Courses 

    Humanities & Cultural Studies

    • Classics of the U.S. Environmental Movement -- CLQ 3300 
    • 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

     

            Religion

            • Spirituality of the Earth – RLGN 1070/3170

             

            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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