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"Unprecedented": Epidemics and American Identity

Case Western Reserve University

  • Date Tuesday, December 01, 2020 - Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Case Western Reserve University

Ranking 37th in the country among national universities, Case Western Reserve University offers unlimited opportunities in the fields of art, science, engineering, health, law, management and humanities. Partnerships with world-class artistic, cultural, scientific and medical institutions ensure that education extends... more

“These are unprecedented times.” This has become a common phrase used to describe the COVID-19 crisis, but is our experience truly unprecedented? This course will examine three of the most devastating epidemics in American history and then consider the social, medical, and governmental responses to the outbreaks and the subsequent effects on “American” identity.

Member cost: $66/ Nonmember cost: $81

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