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A choose-your-own-adventure story exploring common causes of death in Chicago's history, written by students in associate professor of anthropology Holly Swyers's "Medical Anthropology" class. Choose your own route through Chicago history to learn about public health and the syndemic theory of disease: will you come out alive?
This project maps the Haitian church community in Chicago, locating 13 churches that serve the Haitian community and offering a brief historical overview of each church. A timeline illustrates the longstanding connections between Haiti and Chicago, and an overview of Haitian religious traditions contextualizes the snapshots of several oral history interviews completed for this project.