Active participation during all class sessions (both in person and online) will be the key. The course is assessed as follows:
o Attendance and active participation in class and online discussions, debates, and exercises: 20%
o Student presentation: 20%
o Term paper up to 44,000 characters: 60%
No previous study of the humanities or Africa is required.
Baaed on the topics covered students will propose their own term paper topics for approval by the instructor.
Main Reference books:
o Crawford P, B Brown, A Charise (Eds.). 2020. The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities. London: Routledge.
o Crawford P, B Brown, C Baker, V Tischler and B Abrams. 2015. Health Humanities. London: Palgrave-Macmillan.
o Jones T, D Wear and LD Friedman (Eds.). 2014. Health Humanities Reader. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Articles and Book Chapters:
o Bodomo, A. 2020. Historical and contemporary perspectives on inequalities and well-being of Africans in China, In: Asian Ethnicity, DOI: 10.1080/14631369.2020.1761246
o Bodomo AB, A Liem, L Lin, and BJ Hall. 2020. How African migrants in China cope with barriers to health care. Lancet Public Health Vol 5. Issue 4, PE 192, (https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30048-7)
A selection of readings of from the latest articles on Health Humanities published in top-level journals like Lancet, African Studies, and other avenues of Humanities and Global Public Health are suggested after each lecture.