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Queen's University

LLCU 327/ 3.0

Sickness and Health – Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse

Instructor: Dr. Christiane Arndt
Office: Kingston Hall 408
Phone: 613-533-2073

The course investigates German cultural images and metaphors of disease, with an emphasis on the evolution of normalcy. We will study representations of disease (photography, museum exhibit, literary text), their historic development, and theories of media with respect to both historical and contemporary notions of sickness and health.

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

EXCLUSIONS No more than 3.0 units from LLCU 327/3.0; GRMN 427/3.0

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000