ENV 793a/EVST 473/ANTH 773 () / 2020-2021

Climate Change, Societal Collapse, and Resilience

Credits: 3
Fall 2020: Th, 3:30-5:20, online


The coincidence of societal collapses throughout history with decadal and century-scale abrupt climate change events. Challenges to anthropological and historical paradigms of cultural adaptation and resilience. Examination of archaeological and historical records and high-resolution sets of paleoclimate proxies.