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The following blog posts chronicle a unique, interdisciplinary course Charlotte Pence taught with Dr. Gary Fritz in the fall of 2014.

 In the late 19th century, Charles Darwin proposed a theory of biological evolution that offered a new paradigm regarding the history of life on earth and, therefore, our place in it. How did this theory affect literature, art, environmentalism, and other areas that at first glance appear far afield from Darwin’s ideas?

 Follow along and see. The posts below provide a summary of what our class discovered. Feel free to begin at the bottom with the first post or click on whatever interests you.