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LLCU 327 Sickness and Health - Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse

LLCU 327  Sickness and Health - Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse  Units: 3.00  

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.
NOTE Readings are in translation.

Learning Hours: 114 (36 Lecture, 6 Online Activity, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion GRMN 427.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science