Duke Immerse: 

A signature education initiative of Duke University

Pandemics, Health & Power

History of Death

HIST 410S

Explores the history of aging and dying in the modern world, focused on the United States and the recent past. Integrates medical and humanistic approaches, giving students the chance to use philosophy, literature, and science together. Brings the history of medicine together with histories of race, gender, and religion. Aimed especially at pre-med students, but open to all.

Instructor permission required.

Instructor: James Chappel, Ph.D.

Notes: 

Fall 2021

Crosslisting Numbers: 
  • RIGHTS 410
Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI, STS