CAAS 495 - Senior Seminar
Section: 001 AIDS in Africa
Term: WN 2011
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of department.
Lab Fee:
20.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
Upperclass standing.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). (Capstone Course).
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Our objective in this course is to understand the ways ordinary people in Africa are, and have been, responding to the AIDS epidemic. To this end we shall examine the history of the virus in Africa (its origins, evolution, and paths of infection). We shall study political responses through the emergence of the global AIDS industry and programs implemented by African states. And we shall consider how ordinary people in particular contexts — contexts in part shaped by the larger political responses to AIDS — have fashioned their own understandings of the epidemic and strategies for protecting themselves.

CAAS 495 - Senior Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
29936
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
27800
Open
4
 
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M 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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