HUMA 444D (H01) - Plague/Literary Histories of Epidemics

Hon/Plague/Literary Epidemic

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Humanities
Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2021 - Summer Session II (05/24/2021 - 07/30/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 70977
Explores the meanings of epidemics as represented in literature. Topics include mysterious ancient disasters, the Black Death, AIDS, and hypothetical diseases used as thought experiments, as well as current controversies about the spread and prevention of disease. How do disease and its control shape state and social structures? How have the meanings of disease, health, medicine, and the body changed over time? What kind of art does disease give rise to?
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Katherine Gaudet

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/24/2021 7/30/2021 MWF 8:10am - 9:00am ONLINE

Booklist

Book Details
PLAGUE (LARGE FORMAT) (48)
by CAMUS
Required
ISBN
978067972021
PUBLISHER
PENG RAND
BLINDNESS (98)
by SARAMAGO
Required
ISBN
978015600775
PUBLISHER
HBC TRADE
ANGELS IN AMERICA,REVISED+COMPLETE (13)
by KUSHNER
Required
ISBN
978155936384
PUBLISHER
INGRAM PUB
SEVERANCE (18)
by MA
Required
ISBN
978125021499
PUBLISHER
MAC HIGHER
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