Fall 2023 History GU4571 section 001

HIV and AIDS in Black America

HIV and AIDS in Black Ame

Call Number 14161
Day & Time
T 10:10am-12:00pm
401 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Samuel K Jr Roberts
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

Through a series of thematically-arranged secondary and primary source readings and research writing assignments, students in this seminar course will explore the public health, medical, political, and social histories of HIV and AIDS in Black American communities. The course’s chronological focus begins roughly two decades before the first recognition of the syndrome to the first decade of the twenty-first century. Thematically, the course will address several issues, including syndemic theory; stigma, homophobia and political marginalization; late capitalism and public health; the health effects of segregation; and mass incarceration. Please note that admission to this course is by application

Please note that students enrolling in this course must do so for a grade, and not on a pass/fail or audit basis.

Web Site Vergil
Department History
Enrollment 7 students (15 max) as of 8:07PM Friday, July 12, 2024
Subject History
Number GU4571
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Note See SSOL details for application to course
Section key 20233HIST4571W001