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

Hon/Plague/Literary Epidemic

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Humanities
Online 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)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
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