This wiki is a place for graduate students and faculty in the Medical Anthropology Lab at UF to share information and resources. Please register and contribute.

ANG 6737 Knowledge Base

This section of the wiki will be built by participants in the seminar on medical anthropology (ANG 6737), beginning in fall 2009. A wiki is a collaborative web space that can be edited by many users. The most famous wiki isWikipedia. You can think of this wiki as a mini-Wikipedia just for ANG 6737.

To get started, read about how to use the class wiki.

See the main course website for the syllabus, schedule, and course blog.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Introduction and overview
  • Week 2: Ecology, adaptation, and evolution
  • Week 3: Culture, political economy, and health
  • Week 4: Health transitions
  • Week 5: Nutrition, growth, and child health
  • Week 6: Reproductive health
  • Week 7: Social suffering and everyday violence
  • Week 8: Infections and inequalities, I
  • Week 9: Infections and inequalities, II
  • Week 10: Social inequalities, stress, and disease
  • Week 11: Embodiment
  • Week 12: Meaning, mind, and body
  • Week 13: No class—Thanksgiving
  • Week 14: Anthropology and public health, I
  • Week 15: Anthropology and public health, II

Seminar Moderator Schedule

Last updated Sunday; November 15, 2009; 3:44 PM