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HIST 340 History of Bodies in Science, Technology, and Medicine 4.0 Credits

We consider bodies as “vessels” of human experience and a category for historical study, exploring what human bodies meant to different cultures in different eras. In examining the ways in which science, technology, and medicine have investigated, depicted and intervened in human bodies in the late-modern era (since about 1700), this class tries to shed a bright light on culture more broadly: on modern ideas of human difference and commonalities, of mortality and morbidity, normalcy and deviance, pleasure and pain, ability and disability.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Esport Business

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...SMT 325 SMT 340 SMT 340 SMT 375...201 4.0 History (HIST) Elective 4.0...

Interior Design

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...DANC, ENGL, FMST, GST, HIST, INTR, IST, JWST...341 3.0 INTR 340 4.0 INTR...

Design & Merchandising

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...ENGL 303 Science Fiction ; HIST 163 Themes in...240 Urban Sociology ; SOC 340 Globalization ; SOC I499...

Product Design

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...DANC, ENGL, FMST, GST, HIST, INTR, IST, JWST...214 3.0 PROD 340 4.0 PHTO...

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