ANTH 685 (01) - Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gendr, Sex, HIV Sub-Sahara Afr

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Anthropology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2019 - Full Term (01/22/2019 - 05/06/2019)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56293
HIV/AIDS has been defined as one of the exceptional global pandemics of the Millennium. This course traces the rise and global spread of HIV and AIDS and the introduction of antiretroviral therapies and preventions in sub-Saharan African and its Diasporas with a focus on sex and gender. Includes findings on heterosexual and LGBTIQA individuals, couples, and communities and perspectives on: kinship, marriage, love, transactional sex, reproduction, contraception, gender-based violence, and activist movements. Uses ethnographies and health sciences databases.
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/22/2019 5/6/2019 TR 5:10pm - 6:30pm HS 107


(1) Shanti Parikh. 2016. Regulating Romance: Youth Love Letters, Moral Anxiety, and Intervention in Uganda’s Time of AIDS. Vanderbilt University Press; (2) Eirik Saethre and Jonathan Stadler. 2017. Negotiating Pharmaceutical Uncertainty: Women’s Agency in a South African HIV Prevention Trial. Vanderbilt University Press; (3) Kathryn Rhine. 2016. The Unseen Things: Women, Secrecy, and HIV in Northern Nigeria. Indiana University Press; (4) Jean Hunleth. 2017. Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia. Rutgers University Press.