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December 18, 2017

“Medical Story-Worlds” Course Plumbs Stories About the Human Body

In what ways might a short story by Tolstoy or a novel by Toni Morrison illuminate aspects of medicine or disease that a medical textbook can’t? And why might this engage students in the humanities as well as the sciences? The Humanistic Studies (HUM 302) course “Medical Story-Worlds,” being taught at Princeton for the first […]