Darwin, Culture and Society (HIST*3690) | College of Arts

Darwin, Culture and Society (HIST*3690)

Code and section: HIST*3690*01

Term: Winter 2016

Instructor: Tara Abraham


This course will focus on the historical, social, and cultural dimensions of Darwin’s theory of evolution, from the late 18th century to the present. Topics may include: natural history, classification, social Darwinism, race and imperialism, science & religion, science & literature, the eugenics movement, the Scopes trial, the modern evolutionary synthesis, sociobiology, gender, antievolutionism and creationism/intelligent design.


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