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LITR 291 The Literature of HIV/AIDS: Service Learning
The Literature of HIV/AIDS: Service Learning explores the subject of HIV/AIDS through a variety of literary texts as well as through involvement in service. Students read and write about poetry, fiction, nonfiction and drama and investigate the different ways in which literature has intervened in representations of HIV/AIDS. Students will also volunteer at community agencies such as Howard Brown Health Center that address issues of awareness, prevention, and the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS. Using an ethnographic approach, students incorporate their own experiences as volunteers into their discussion and writing about the discourses and representations of HIV/AIDS.