Prof. Stefan Helmreich
Prof. David Jones
STS.330 / HS.246 / 21A.319
This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of medicine and biology. Topics might include interaction of disease and society; science, colonialism, and international health; impact of new technologies on medicine and the life sciences; neuroscience and psychiatry; race, biology and medicine. Specific emphasis varies from year to year.
Helmreich, Stefan, and David Jones. STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology-and-society/sts-330-history-and-anthropology-of-medicine-and-biology-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA