University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

Online Resources

What is Environmental Justice Cultural Studies?

Does Ecocriticism Really Matter? Exploring the Relevance of Green Cultural Studies


Green Cultural Studies by Jhan Hochman

Teaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies by Greg Garrard


Song of the Redwood-Tree” by Walt Whitman

“This Compost” by Walt Whitman

The Collected Poems by Wendell Berry

They Mock Me for Planting Trees at My Age by Yuan Mei

Child’s Elm Song, by Michael Dennis Browne

Untitled Haiku, by Basho

Untitled Haiku by Jim Moore

The Lumber Wagons by Juan Ramon Jimenez

The Wind, One Brilliant Day by Antonio Machado

The Sustainability Education website is administered by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.

The University of Minnesota offers sustainability courses in most of its colleges and campuses around the state. These courses encompass biophysical sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, design, engineering, business, and health. The Sustainability Studies minor is one of several interdisciplinary programs through which such diverse courses come together.