Courses: Viruses, Humans, Vital Politics: An Anthropology of HIV & AIDS (ANTHH200B01)

Spring 2015

This course provides a theoretical foundation for cultural analyses and responses to HIV & AIDS. Topics include the history of HIV & AIDS and their epidemiological trends; medical and public health responses in various (inter)national settings; structural factors shaping vulnerability and access to prevention and treatment; local and global AIDS activisms; social stigma, discrimination, and criminalization; discourses of human rights, humanitarianism, and citizenship; and representations of risk, sickness, and care.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Anthropology or related social science

Fulfills: SO I Limit:25

Meeting Times

TTh 10:00-11:30