Polit(t)ico: Interventions for Bologna, Summer 2017

In summer 2017, the Social Practice Lab traveled to the Summer School of Global Studies and Critical Theory at the University of Bologna. The Bologna Social Practice Lab, coordinated by Pedro Lasch in collaboration with Rossella Mazzaglia, offered participating students the opportunity to conduct... read more »

In Kearsley Stewart’s Fall 2017 course “Global Narratives of HIV/AIDS,” undergraduate students explored medical anthropologist Maria de Bruyn's portfolio of HIV/AIDS-related documents in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s History of Medicine Collections. With the guidance... read more »

The Haiti Lab cholera project was launched shortly after cholera appeared in Haiti in October of 2010.  It resulted in a November 2011 article in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (link to journal website) and a digital map by Lab Co-Director Deborah Jenson, Affiliated Faculty... read more »

Student meeting

The Human Rights Certificate offers students an in-depth and rigorous interdisciplinary study of human rights history, theory and practice, cultivating life-long learners and engaged citizens who have a deep and nuanced understanding of human rights. Human rights cannot be isolated into one or even... read more »

Dr. Neil Prose, a core faculty member of the Health Humanities Lab, is currently teaching a Duke freshman seminar as part of the Focus program. The course, “Singing the Same Song” provides a  global perspective on empathic and effective communication between providers and patients. Dr. Prose... read more »