STS.330[J] History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology


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Explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of medicine and biology. Topics might include interaction of disease and society; science, colonialism, and international health; impact of new technologies on medicine and the life sciences; neuroscience and psychiatry; race, biology and medicine. Specific emphasis varies from year to year.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.330[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. Helmreich.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2013 Subject Evaluations, STS.330[J] was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology site.

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