2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
    Apr 14, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

ALST 351 - Medicine, Health and Healing in Africa


Designed as a reading seminar, students will be introduced to major themes and the ways in which scholars approach them. Students will read and discuss several recent books of history and anthropology on varied topics relevant to medicine, health and healing in Africa. These range from historical forms of healing to training African medical students to the history of malaria to the complexity of pharmacological discoveries and patenting to psychiatry and decolonization.

Credits: 1.00
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No First-year
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core Component: Global Engagements


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