1. Optional course in Literature and Medicine for masterstudents (VU Medical Center)

For medical master students we have the possibility to develop individual programs in the field of literature and medicine, of 12, 17 and 24 ECTS.

Contact Arko Oderwald for more information

 

2. Psychiatry in literature.

This is an optional course in the Honours program from VU (Free University) and UvA (University of Amsterdam).

  • Topic:   Psychiatry in novels from 1830 until 2010 and at the same time a short history of psychiatry.
  • For:      Honoursstudent from VU and UvA, all faculties.
  • Start:    annualy in september
  • Language: English
  • Teachers: Arko Oderwald and Sofie Vandamme.
  • Scale:    6 ECTS

Special: including a visit to the Guislain museum in Ghent and the Dolhuys museum in Haarlem.

Download here the program of the course in 2018.

Contact: Arko Oderwald

 

3. ‘Illness, Image and Metaphor: Cancer in Public Discourse’

This is an optional course in the Honours program from VU (Free University) and UvA (University of Amsterdam)

  • Topic            portrayal of cancer in literature, poetry, ego-documents, movies and documentaries
  • Start             annually in February
  • For whom    Honorsstudents from VU and UVA, all faculties
  • Language:   English
  • Teachers:    Arko Oderwald, Sofie Vandamme, Aafke de Groot, Coes Delprat
  • Scale           6 ECTS

Download here the program of the course in 2019.

Contact:  Arko Oderwald