Seminar: 3.02.970 S Global Health, Biocapitalism and Literature: An Indian Case Study - Details

Seminar: 3.02.970 S Global Health, Biocapitalism and Literature: An Indian Case Study - Details

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Course name Seminar: 3.02.970 S Global Health, Biocapitalism and Literature: An Indian Case Study
Subtitle
Course number 3.02.970
Semester SoSe2024
Current number of participants 11
maximum number of participants 25
Home institute Institute of English and American Studies
Courses type Seminar in category Teaching
Next date Wednesday, 26.06.2024 10:00 - 12:00, Room: V02 0-003
Type/Form
Lehrsprache englisch

Rooms and times

V02 0-003
Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (13x)

Module assignments

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Objectives
In the course of this seminar, you will
- engage yourself with postcolonial theory on global health, biocapitalism, pharmocracy, stratified healthcare, and, more generally, with postcolonial medical humanities.
- explore postcolonial perspectives on biotech-industries and global inequality, especially with regard to phenomena such as surrogacy, organ donation, pharmaceutical testing and patent trading.
- analyse how these issues are negotiated in three Anglophone Indian literary texts.
- discuss issues such as re-biologisation, species thinking and new universalisms in contemporary thinking and literary responses.
- listen to two international guest lectures and participate in the opening of an international workshop.
- develop individual research questions related to the seminar’s topic.

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "ang971/2/3 981/2/3 991/2/3 MM LitKult".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • This setting is active from 11.03.2024 06:00 to 31.07.2024 23:59.
    At least one of these conditions must be fulfilled for enrolment:
    • Subject is Gender Studies
    • Subject is Deutsch als Fremdsprache/Deutsch als Zweitsprache
    • Subject is English Studies
    • Subject is Englisch
    • Subject is Anglistik
    • Degree is Anpassungslehrgang
  • This setting is active from 11.03.2024 06:00 to 15.03.2024 08:10.
    Enrolment is allowed for up to 1 courses of the admission set.
  • The enrolment is possible from 11.03.2024, 06:00 to 31.07.2024, 23:59.
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats in the affected courses have been assigned at 15.03.2024 on 08:00. Additional seats may be available via a wait list.
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