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First Class: Knowing by Sensing (MA Track)

VU University

The senses offer scholars intriguing topics that transcend disciplinary, chronologic and geographic boundaries. But beyond this the senses are valuable methodological tools, that provide us with different types of knowledge than text and image alone can provide. In our digital and visually oriented age of social media and the internet, the senses and the body […]

First Class: Intro to Medical and Health Humanities (MA Track)

VU University

Classes focus on major issues in healthcare today, and can include topics of specific interest to students in the class as well as those that are in the news. Exploring subjects such as addiction, sexual health, and mental illness,course readings and discussions will draw on a range of perspectives, including History, Mad Studies, Gender and […]