ANTH 215: Health, Culture, and Disease: An Introduction to Medical Anthropology
This course is an introduction to the field of Medical Anthropology. Medical Anthropology is concerned with the cross-cultural study of culture, health, and illness. During the course of the semester, our survey will include (1) theoretical orientations and key concepts; (2) the cross-cultural diversity of health beliefs and practices (abroad and at home); and (3) contemporary issues and special populations (e.g., AIDS, homelessness, refugees, women’s health, and children at risk).
Dates: June 3-June 28, 2019
Session: 4 Week Session (1)
Time: MWF 9:30-12:25
Instructor: Vanessa Hildebrand
Credits: 3 credits
Departments: Anthropology, New 2019 Summer