GRAD 700: Pandemic Reflections Fall 2022 Course Offering

GRAD 700: Pandemic Reflections Fall 2022 Course Offering

This fall semester, Dr. Jodie Guest will be teaching a 3 credit course open to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

CFDE University Course – Fall 2022

Pandemic Reflections 

Tuesday 1-4pm

Course Convener: Dr. Jodie Guest

Course Description: 

Often discussions of pandemics focus on infectious diseases, public health outreach and communication, and perhaps even vaccine development and roll out. But pandemics are also like mirrors. They offer a reflection of both who we are and who we can be as a global community. What can they teach us about ourselves, our society, and even our world?  

This course will focus on the HIV/AIDS and Covid-19 pandemics as two (ongoing) events that have taught us about science and disease. But they have also brought a sharper focus on issues surrounding stigma, religion, communication, inequity, and politics. Drawing on these two pandemics, we will begin to ponder how they help explore our current context more deeply and shape our responses to future pandemics.   What were our lessons learned? How might we carry them forward? 

Space is limited in this course, not all that apply are guaranteed a place in the course. 

To apply for the course, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/kkVaRdXRr6ERDEfb7 


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