STS.048 African Americans in Science, Technology, and Medicine


Class Info

A survey of the contributions of African Americans to science, technology, and medicine from colonial times to the present. Explores the impact of concepts, trends, and developments in science, technology, and medicine on the lives of African Americans. Examples include the eugenics movement, the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, the debate surrounding racial inheritance, and IQ testing.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.048 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by K. Manning.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 16-220.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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