Ethnobotany: Plants in Human Affairs January Intensive
January 6-17, 2004
Ohana Keauhou Beach Resort, Hawaii
This 4-credit, 12-day intensive course explores humanity’s ago-old symbiotic relationship to plants. Team-taught by ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison and ethnopharmacologist Dennis McKenna, this course covers the role of plants in the evolution of civilizations, wars, migrations, religion, spirituality, art, medicine, and science. Guest lectures by local experts and frequent field trips bring the subject alive in one of the most beautiful and biodiverse environments on the planet. This course is sponsored jointly by the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota and the Kohala Center in Kameula, Hawaii. For information and details of costs, credit, accommodations, etc., visit http://www.csh.umn.edu/WhatsNew/index.html or contact Nancy Feinthel at 612 626-5166.