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DST 500

A History of Madness

Where do diverse concepts of "madness" come from? How have these ideas changed over time? How have "mad people" interpreted their own experiences? This course will be in the tradition of social history from "below". It will survey the social medical, political, economic, cultural and religious factors that have influenced interpretations of what it means to be "mad" from ancient time to the present.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

DST 504

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Disability Studies

  • DST 300
    Whose Lives Matter?
  • DST 500
    A History of Madness
  • DST 501
    Rethinking Disability
  • DST 502
    Disability and the State
  • DST 503
    Current Topics in Disability I
  • DST 504
    Mad People's History
  • DST 506
    Principles and Practices of Accessibility
  • DST 507
    Disability, Justice and Good Human Life
  • DST 508
    Cripping the Arts in Canada
  • DST 509
    Crip Culture in Canada
  • DST 525
    Disability, Representation/s and Culture
  • DST 603
    Disability and The Law
  • DST 604
    Current Topics in Disability II
  • DST 605
    Disability, Desire and Sexuality
  • DST 613
    Strategies for Community Building
  • DST 614
    Community, Access and Technology
  • DST 725
    The Politics and Practice of Interventions
  • DST 727
    Leadership Practices for Changing Times
  • DST 80A/B
    Practicum in Disability Studies
  • DST 88A/B
    Research Methods
  • DST 99A/B
    Applied Community Project/Thesis