Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • A Note from Cole

    • About the School of American Thanatology

    • Where We're From

    • Course Syllabus

    • Intro Survey

    • Meet the Eyeris

    • Video: Welcome!

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    Week 1: Thana-WHAT?—What Thanabotany Is and Is Not

    • Terms: Thanabotany, Thanabotanical and Thanabotanist™

    • Roots in Different Places: Botany, Thanatology and Ethnobotany

    • Other Fields of Study You Should Know: Horticulture, Linguistics, Horticultural Therapy, Gender Studies, Genealogy and Permaculture

    • Video Lecture 1

    • Week 1 Presentation Slides

    • Discussion: Who Are You and Why Are You Here?

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    Week 2: Thanabotanical Case Study—The Violet

    • Read: It's Violet Week!

    • Week 2 Presentation Slides

    • Video: Collecting a Thanabotanical Specimen in the Field - The Violet

    • Read and Discuss: Thanabotanical Research

    • Read: All About The Violet

    • Video: Collect and Quick-Press Violets With Me!

    • Read: The Violet -- In Depth

    • Video: How to Make Violet Syrup for Tea, Desserts and Drinks

    • Download - Viola Tricolor Botanical Illustration from 1887

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    Week 3: Thanabotanical Applications—Who Uses It and Why?

    • Coming Soon!

  • 5

    Week 4: Thanabotanical Case Study—The Daisy

    • Coming Soon!

  • 6

    Week 5: The Thanabotanist's Biggest Challenges

    • Coming Soon!

  • 7

    Week 6: The Thanabotanist's Biggest Challenges Part II

    • Coming Soon!

  • 8

    Week 7: Thanabotanical Gardens

    • Coming Soon!

  • 9

    Week 8: Thanabotany—Your Final Project

    • Coming Soon!

Course Opens Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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