Seminar in Ethical Values (YR)

Section 6, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 6/6
Credits: 0

Course Description

A joint offering with the program in Medical Humanities, this seminar in ethical values examines the rupture and aftermath of war, illness, loss, and other traumas. How do individuals and cultures react to, come to terms with, and memorialize life-changing events?  What makes people--individuals, communities, nations--resilient or fragile? How do the arts help us bridge the chasm between Before and After? Readings will include Sophocles’ Ajax, Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, and When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Enrollment is limited to six law students and six medical students.

Course Requirements

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Midterm Type (if any): None
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Final Type (if any): None

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Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: In the fall term this seminar will meet on August 31 and October 4 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.  Enrollment is limited to a total of twelve students - six law, six medical students.  Attendance at all class sessions is required

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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