(Re)Imagining Aging and Dying 1 (2022LHS)

In this interdisciplinary course students will explore the realities of aging and dying through a range of perspectives drawn from literature, philosophy and film. Topics of discussion include: Western perceptions of aging and dying; the medicalization of illness and the body; patient autonomy; the challenges and incapacities of aging; facing end of life. INCOMPATIBLE: 3142LHS

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
23 December 2018

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This course will explore challenges and issues around aging and dying through literature, film and philosophical texts.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (70302) Open Weeks 1 - 8, Mid-Trimester Break, 9 - 12 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.