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Virtual Class Experience: The Art of Medicine

Monday, November 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PMCentral Standard Time

(Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts)
Presented by Rebecca Messbarger, Professor of Italian, Co-Founder of Medical Humanities

This interdisciplinary, cross-school course at the intersection of history and the visual arts offers students a singular encounter with western medicine from ancient times to the present day. In tandem with the history of medicine, the course examines the capacity of the arts to frame medical practice and to raise questions and influence perceptions, both positively and negatively, of medical advancements.