SEM: TOPICS DEVELOPMENT ANTH

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Anthropology
Course Number: 
348
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course. This seminar focuses on issues of demography, health, nutrition and disease on the African continent, contextualized in the social, economic and political activities of human populations. The course discusses the distribution and food production systems of human groups in particular environments; the incidence and prevalence of infectious diseases including malaria, tuberculosis, river blindness, measles and HIV/AIDS; and varying approaches to health care including traditional medicine and the availability of Western treatment. Background in African studies or medical anthropology preferred.
Comments: 
Topic: Health in Africa. Instructor permission. Not open to first-years, sophomores
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
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Schedule #: 
41353-S16

Course Sections

SEM: TOPICS DEVELOPMENT ANTH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Elliot Fratkin efratkin@smith.edu T 01:00-02:50 SEELYE 105