TERRA INCOGNITA Environmental Humanities Due in part to its unique location and the shared interests of many of its faculty, SAS offers a concentration in Environmental Humanities for local and international students. Every Spring semester, we offer a selection of courses from multiple disciplines, which focus on the dynamics between environment, culture, economics, narrative, and policy. Students take three mandatory courses and choose one elective from the list below, for a total of four courses which satisfy the minor.

Mandatory courses:


Located in Western Siberia, Tyumen is the capital city of one of the richest oil and natural gas regions of the world. This program includes a study-away component, where students will have the opportunity to observe and interact with conservation scientists in the field, as well as specialists in indigenous culture. For further information please contact Anastasia Rusakova, SAS Assistant Director: a.rusakova@utmn.ru