STS.330J 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.330J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Helmreich.

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

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology site.

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