Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

FWIS 163 002 (CRN: 24638)

MEDICAL HUMANITIES

Long Title: MEDICAL HUMANITIES: LITERATURE, MEDICINE, AND THE PRACTICE OF EMPATHY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Nixon, Burke T.
Meeting: 2:00PM - 2:50PM MWF MLC 101 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 18-OCT-2021 10:58AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
28-APR-2018  
2:00PM - 5:00PM S TBA TBA
 
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/