Ethnomedicine: Cross-Cultural Healing
This course covers a worldwide healing traditions, approaches and diagnostic modalities of "mainstream" and "complementary and alternative medicine". Empirical, theoretical and traditional ideas about healing are examined from a comparative and integrative perspective. Case studies of various healing traditions are considered (e.g., Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, Indigenous, Western biomedicine, Western complementary and alternative medicine). Prerequisites: 18 University credits. Students may not retain credit for both ANTR 3087 and ANTR 3085.