Spring 2019 Course Offerings

CCM 2019 Spring Course SchedulePDF Icon

January 14-April 30, 2019 

Culture and Reproductive Health and Medicine
Sandra Lane, PhD
Date/Time: Mondays 3:45-6:30 pm
Room: Tolley Building 204, SU Campus

Cultural anthropological approaches to cross-cultural variations in reproductive practices (pregnancy childbirth, infertility, etc.) Impact of globalization, bio medicalization, international development on reproduction and reproductive health.

Culture and Mental Disorders
John Townsend, Ph.D.

Date/Time: Mondays/Wednesdays 12:45-2:05 pm
Room: Hinds Hall 018

This class examines: the utility and effects of biomedical and social-construction approaches to mental disorders; non-Western views and treatment of those labeled “mad;” cross-cultural distribution of mental disorders; legal, ethical, and medical implications of treatment modalities. Both cross-cultural variation and universals are explored in traditional cultures and modern nations, e.g., Africa, Mexico, Native Americans, Hutterites, Near East.  First-person accounts are used to analyze the inner world of those labeled “mentally ill.”



CCM courses are open to upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty from the cooperating institutions and members of the public, of the public.  For members of the public permission of the instructor is required

Registration Information:

Le Moyne students www.lemoyne.eduExternal Icon  
Upstate Medical University students: www.upstate.edu/ccm 
Syracuse University students: www.syr.eduExternal Icon   

Members of the public can register through any of the three institutions.

For complete course descriptions go to: www.upstate.edu/ccm