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Representations of Health and Illness Across the Lifecourse

An exploration of representations of health and illness across the life course and aging in the humanities. The focus may vary from year to year, but will examine how health and illness and aging have been represented in literature, poetry, visual arts, drama or music. Consideration is also given to how art can inform social science research.

HLTH AGE 4C03

Representations of Health and Illness Across the Lifecourse

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes

An exploration of representations of health and illness across the life course and aging in the humanities. The focus may vary from year to year, but will examine how health and illness and aging have been represented in literature, poetry, visual arts, drama or music. Consideration is also given to how art can inform social science research.


Myriam Nafte

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV of any Health, Aging and Society program Antirequisite(s): HEALTHST 4C03