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Literature, Fine Arts, and Medicine, University of New Mexico

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posted on 2022-07-06, 16:20 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
Seminar exploring links among health, illness, literature and the arts, encompassing a diverse range of forms and genres. Topics include representations of health, illness, and medicine; arts as therapy; medical history in literature and art. Restriction: permission of instructor. This course forms part of the BA/MD Program at UNM. Please note that the attached syllabus is from 2011. This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


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University or College

University of New Mexico

Funding Status


Endowment (according to NACUBO's U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20) ($1,000)


Annual Tuition and Mandatory Fees 2021-2022 ($) (Resident; Non-resident, where applicable)

19407; 48103

Course Title

Literature, Fine Arts, and Medicine

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)

MD, BA, MFA, PhD Rhetoric and Composition, MA Creative Writing

Position of Instructor(s)

Assistant Professor and Clinical Director; Graduate Student; Professor of Creative Writing; Graduate Writing Instructor; Professor Emerita of Creative Writing

Academic Year(s) Active

2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22

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