Welcome to the NANAS syllabus archive! Here you will find examples of what it looks like to teach age studies from diverse locations within the academy. Should you choose to borrow from these syllabi, please credit the author for hir ideas.

We invite submissions of syllabi for courses that feature age/ing as an overarching theme and that incorporate some meaning-based approaches to the study of aging and later life. Interdisciplinary course syllabi are especially welcome. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to submit a syllabus.

Brady-Aging and Life Review

Brady-Aging Death and Bereavement

Brady-Gerontology for Educators

Cole-Humanities and Aging

de Medeiros-Gender and Aging-2013

Donley Kohn-Literature and Aging-2001

Donley Kohn-Literature and Aging-2007

Roxanne Friedenfels-Sociology of Aging-2009

Hivelyand Jacobson-Educating Learnersin Mid-Life and Beyond

Hively Jacobson-Educating Learners in Mid-Life and Beyond Bibliography

Holstein-Aging Values and Decision-making

Katz-Aging and the LifeCourse

Lamb-Aging Sex and the Body

Lamb-Feminist Science Studies and Aging

Lamb-Forever Young

Looser-Stages and Transitions in Womens Lives

Luke-Old Age in Literature and Film

Mangum-Changing Concepts of Women-The Art of Aging

Martin-Old Age in Early Modern England

Pezzulich-Youth and Aging in Literature

Ray-Coming-of-Age Narratives

Savishinsky-Aging and Culture

Woodward-AGE The Missing Category in Cultural Studies

Law course, Legal Information Institute at Cornell, Peter Martin

National Institute on Aging Curriculum

New York State Gerontology Curriculum Resource Guide

Policy-Oriented Gerontology Curriculum, Syracuse Univ. Center for Policy Research


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Many thanks to Erin Gentry Lamb for assembling these resources!


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