LHIS

3027

From the Plague, to AIDS, and Beyond: Global Histories of Disease

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Global Hist of Disease

Fall 2019

Taught By: Laura Palermo

Section: A

CRN: 7049

Credits: 4

This seminar approaches the history of science from the perspective of the global margins. We will study the contextual connections between biological research, imperialism and postcolonial societies. We will analyze case studies from the history of Eugenics and racism, military research, sexually transmitted diseases and the social and environmental impact of science in the Global South. The course places special emphasis on historical case studies from Latin America and Africa.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: History (LHIS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:40am 3/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019

Global Hist of Disease

Spring 2019

Taught By: Laura Palermo

Section: A

CRN: 3541

Credits: 4

This seminar approaches the history of science from the perspective of the global margins. We will study the contextual connections between biological research, imperialism and postcolonial societies. We will analyze case studies from the history of Eugenics and racism, military research, sexually transmitted diseases and the social and environmental impact of science in the Global South. The course places special emphasis on historical case studies from Latin America and Africa.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: History (LHIS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:41am 3/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 1:50pm - 3:30pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 263

Date Range: 1/23/2019 - 5/13/2019