(Offered as SWAG 228, ANTH 228, HIST 228 [US/TR/TS] and SOCI 228) Taking an interdisciplinary approach to COVID, including approaches from ethnic studies, history, gender studies, bioethics, and more, this course will critically examine and understand our current global health crisis. Themes that we will be exploring include vaccine access, vaccine hesitancy, necropolitics, and racial inequality such as the rise of Asian/Asian American violence and health disparities.
Spring semester. Limited to 30 students. Professors Karkazis and Peralta.
If Overenrolled: We aim to admit a mix of students from different classes and with different backgrounds in SWAGS, history and other fields in order to foster a rich interdisciplinary conversation
Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Issues of Social Justice, Attention to Research, Attention to Speaking, Community Based Learning
2022-23: Not offered Other years: Offered in Spring 2022