Introduction to Health Humanities


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Introduction to Health Humanities

Course Description

This course is an introduction to Health Humanities, a new interdisciplinary field of study that explores human health and illness through the creative arts and humanities. Using a range of materials drawn from humanistic disciplines (including literature, film, visual and performing arts), this course will provide you with the tools needed to critically explore person-centred stories of health, illness, and disability.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Introduction to Health Humanities