HLTD54H3: Toronto's Stories of Health and Illness

This seminar course explores stories of health, illness, and disability that are in some way tied to the City of Toronto. It asks how the Canadian healthcare setting impacts the creation of illness narratives. Topics will include major theorizations of illness storytelling (“restitution”, “chaos,” and “quest” narratives); narrative medicine; ethics and digital health storytelling.


Prerequisite
HLTB50H3 with a minimum grade of 70% and an additional 1.0 credit at the C-level from the program requirements from the Minor in Health Humanities.
Exclusion
HLTD50H3 if taken in the Winter 2018 semester.
Enrolment Limits
25
Breadth Requirements
Arts, Literature and Language
Note
Priority will be given to student enroled in the Minor program in Health Humanities, and students enroled in the Major/Major Co-op programs in Health Studies who are in their graduating year.