Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

FWIS 163 001 (CRN: 13136)

MEDICAL HUMANITIES

Long Title: MEDICAL HUMANITIES: LITERATURE, MEDICINE, AND THE PRACTICE OF EMPATHY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Nixon, Burke T.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF HNZ 207 (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 27-JAN-2022 6:25PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course provides an introduction to the medical humanities, focusing particularly on narrative medicine and the role narrative can play in illness and the clinical encounter. Readings will include formative theoretical texts in the field, as well as medical-themed short stories by writers such as Chekhov, Hemingway, and Garcia Marquez.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/