NYU Steinhardt

Public Health through Film and Fiction

  • Course Number: PUHE-GE 2315
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examination of public health issues through the lens of film & fiction illustrating how narrative works provide dramatic insight into the multifaceted nature of public health problems, the complex circumstances giving rise to them, & the factors influencing responses. Discussion will include militarism, gender inequality, economic conditions, drug trafficking, occupation, pandemic disease, the interrelatedness of these problems & the diverse geographic regions affected by them.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2315