Despite the fact that chlamydia is the most common notifiable STI among young people in Australia (a disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities), it is not a conversation topic that you’re as likely to happen upon in the Dining Hall as Foucauldian discourse.
Ormond gives us the opportunity to become well-rounded individuals in both social and academic settings and this is most evident at the dining table. But there is an inherent imbalance towards the subject material of Arts disciplines, and consequently, we lose the knowledge that could be added from other courses. Surely, if the Panopticon is relevant to our lives, then the nature of a prevalent disease, like chlamydia, should equally engage our attention. This begs the question: how do we as Biomed students offer more. Read More