DHS Spring 2022 Projects
Semester Theme : Resistance and Solidarity
ACT (Acting for Critical Transformations)
Taking Global ACTion
This semester we will look at the crises people are facing worldwide, propose solutions, and make connections to how it all relates back to our communities and ourselves.
Book: The Jungle (play)
ACT Video Description coming soon.
GOAL (Get Out And Learn)
Bodies in Motion
We will expolore the understanding of how the human body moves individually and through forced migration of oppressed people. We will go mountain biking, backpacking, sea kayaking, boat building, and more!
Book: Dear America by Jose Antonio Vargas
GOAL Video Description coming soon.
MADE (Making, Advertising, and Designing for Empowerment)
Fighting Fast Fashion: Designing Toward Sustainability
We will examine the impact and harm of the fast fashion industry by tracing the lifecycle of clothing from production to consumer, and we'll learn how we can begin to challenge the industry and support the often-exploited factory workers who make our clothes.
Book: Feed by M.T. Anderson
MADE Video Description coming soon.
MARS (Music and Academics Resisting the System)
Love FM: Evolution of Solidarity and Resistance through Compassion and Communication
We will analyze how communication systems help build solidarity and resistance movements, as well as how love is foundational to these movements' success.
Book: All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
WALC (Wilderness Arts and Literacy Collaborative)
Interconnections: History and Action in Our Watershed
We will focus on watersheds: where our water comes from, the land it flows through, how our actions affect the land and the water within it, and the ways water connects us to the environment, our histories, and one another. WALC with us!
Book: Watershed by Percival Everett
WALC Video Description coming soon.