Biosocial Problems in Contemporary America This course examines the application of basic biological ideas to modern social problems in America, in particular, the intersection of biological theories and social beliefs. Among the major issues examined are the ideological uses of … Continue reading
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Anthropological Genetics The goal of this class is to engage the scope of genetics as it relates to humans; to familiarize anthropology students with the principles of human genetics, especially in those areas in which it differs from genetics of … Continue reading
Sehoya Cotner, faculty member at the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences, talks about her effort to make conversations about gender and sexuality in her introductory biology courses more inclusive.
Hunger is not about not having enough food. It’s about inequalities in access to resources to grow food, it’s about power and distribution. Women, make up the majority of small scale farmers and household food producers in many countries. We … Continue reading
“Social Issues in Biology” is a small reading and discussion class with a maximum of 20 students. Using contemporary and historical examples, discussions examine the social, political and cultural factors that influence science and its presentation to the public. Cases … Continue reading
Science Technology & Society Dr. Jonathan Marks University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Introduction to critical thinking about race, class, gender, and sexuality. Exploring questions of identity and belonging in relation to topics such as the politics of reproduction, butch/femme, the family and the state, colonialism, bisexuality, s/m, interracial relationships, and safe sex, … Continue reading