01:070:382 Advanced Issues in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

Course Description
This course is an introduction to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.  This interdisciplinary course reviews those developments,provides basic information about the history, epidemiology, politics, and cultures of AIDS, surveys the current state of the epidemic in different parts of the globe, and describes how the epidemic has been shaped by gender, sexuality, race, poverty, political economy, and other structures of social inequality. Topics to be covered include risk, prevention, treatment, activism, demography, globalization, and specific strategies of response to the epidemic.

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Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, BIO-209A Tuesday 1-2 pm virtual or apptmt

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: Mondays 2:00-3:30 pm or by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday