Spring Course Highlights

 

Century of Violence

Prof. WeinerWhat is modern about mass violence happen? 

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Reading the Body

Cari Costanzo & Abraham VergheseHow have our perceptions of what is considered normal/abnormal; beautiful/ugly; infected/uninfected changed over time? How do these changing medical and cultural representations of the body reflect larger societal shifts? How does illness change our perceptions of our bodies and our identities? 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Reimagining America

Untitled image of woman standing in doorHow have Americans remembered the Civil War - what it meant, what it accomplished, and what it failed to accomplish? Who belonged in the national community and who would be excluded?

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