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Janelle S Taylor
HUM 201
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Studies in the Humanities

Focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of the humanities with an emphasis on writing. Team-taught lectures and discussion sections for freshmen. Offered: A.

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Surveys the problem of global health disparities, and connections between power and health. Introduces conceptual tools from medical anthropology and medical ethics for critically analyzing health and illness in global, social, and ethical perspectives. Topics include poverty and structural violence, war and terror, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Janelle S Taylor
Date: 04/26/2006