Health Inequality in Historical Perspective

AFRI 1920 S01 [CRN: 17004]

Seminar takes a historical perspective to explore causes of health inequality. Draws on studies from the 19th century-present. Examines socio–political and economic context of health/disease, focusing on how race, class, and gender shape the experience of health, disease causality, and public health responses with emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes health consequences of immigration and pandemics, incarceration, race-based medicine. Enrollment restricted to 20, second and third-year students.
Fall 2020
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
15:00 - 17:30 Wed - from Sep 9, 2020 to Dec 11, 2020