ANTH 260 Anthropology of Food

Explores connections between what we eat and who we are through cross-cultural study of how personal identities and social groups are formed via food production, preparation, and consumption. Organized around critical discussion of what makes "good" food good (healthy, authentic, ethical, etc.). Uses anthropological and literary classics as well as recent writing and films on the politics of food and agriculture.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None.

General Education

  • Study Area III

  • Course meets International Requirement

Offered

  • Fall