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HSTCMP 248 A: The AIDS Epidemic: A Global History

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
SMI 304
SLN: 
21268
Instructor:
marhoefer
Laurie Marhoefer
Catalog Description: 
Examines global AIDS epidemic as key episode in twentieth-century. Begins with first AIDS patients in 1980s, moves back in time, considering histories of illness and inequality enabling epidemic to have devastating and uneven effects. Explores how politics of sexuality, class, citizenship and race shaped responses to epidemic by governments and communities, and, how HIV/AIDS gave rise to new forms of activism, research, and philanthropy.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
February 7, 2019 - 2:00am
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