Reproductive and Genetic Tech

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Anthropology
Course Number: 
316EG
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This seminar will focus on emerging innovations;in the development, use and governance of;reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs). How;do novel developments at the interface of;fertility treatment and biomedical research raise;both new and enduring questions about;the'naturalness' of procreation, the politics of;queer families, the im/possibilities of;disabilities, and transnational citizenship? Who;has a say in what can be done and for which;purposes? We will engage with ethnographic texts,;documentaries, policy statements, citizen science;activist projects, and social media in order to;closely explore the diversity of perspectives in;this field.
Comments: 
Prereq: 8 credits in gender studies or anthropology.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
104818,104598
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
104598

Course Sections

Reproductive and Genetic Tech
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Jacquelyne Luce jluce@mtholyoke.edu F 01:30PM-04:20PM Shattuck Hall 107