Visual Cultures of Medicine

VMS 346S

Exploration of the visual culture(s) of medicine. The changing role of diagnostic visuality and medical imaging from various philosophical and historical perspectives. The connections between medical ways of seeing and other modes of visuality, photography, cinema, television, computer graphics. The circulation of medical images and images of medicine in popular culture as well as in professional medical cultures.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ISS 279S
Typically Offered