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SEA 3670 SEA Introduction to Maritime Studies
This interdisciplinary course considers the complex human relationship with the sea by examining the history of maritime commerce as well as literary and other artistic productions inspired by the marine environment. We trace how views of the worlds oceans have changedtoday we acknowledge the fragility of the environment; students will look at the result of centuries of exploiting marine resources, and at the recent development of legal frameworks to manage them. Outcome 1: Several readings and papers will give students an opportunity to develop a perspective of our changing relationship with the sea.