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HIST 239 The Social History of Health (4)

This seminar investigates select approaches, themes, cases, episodes, movements and controversies within the past and current social history of public health. These include movements around race and reproductive justice, vaccination, disability, and LBGTQI+ health and rights. Utilizing both primary documents (such as personal accounts, prescriptive literature, and novels) and secondary scholarly sources, students will consider how an historical approach might shape current and future public health perspectives and efforts. Geographical, temporal, and topical focus will vary.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences; PDE
  • Offering: Spring semester
  • Instructor: Dunlap

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