A signature education initiative of Duke University
History of Death
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.
- RIGHTS 410
CZ, EI, STS