Directory of Classes

NOTE: Course information changes frequently, including Methods of Instruction. Please revisit these pages periodically for the most recent and up-to-date course information.

Fall 2022 Sustainability Management PS4030 section 001
Hungry City Workshop

Call Number 15101
Day & Time
M 4:10pm-6:00pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Lynnette Widder
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description The city has historically served to gather and leverage what the hinterland has produced: urban crafts guilds added value to raw materials, crops and piecework were monetized, knowledge was assembled and disseminated in cities. Within sustainability studies, cities are often cited for the efficiency of their transportation, housing and supply or refuse infrastructures, but the nature of their relationship to their hinterlands in a globalized world may be underplayed. Nothing – whether a living creature or a settlement – can have a metabolic rate of zero. This course will look to the knowledge base of urban metabolism to ask questions about how cities supply and off-load their metabolic processes. We will also engage with experts in food supply, public health, water, energy and other basic components of urban metabolism.
Web Site Vergil
Department Sustainability Management
Enrollment 3 students (20 max) as of 8:25PM Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Subject Sustainability Management
Number PS4030
Section 001
Division School of Professional Studies
Open To Columbia College, GSAS, SIPA, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20223SUMA4030K001

Home      About This Directory      Online Bulletins      ColumbiaWeb      SSOL
SIS update 08/10/22 20:25    web update 08/10/22 20:58