Anthropology of Food

ANTHRO XL 133F

This course explores food and the culture of food. How is food affected by class, ethnicity, nationalism, capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality? How does food shape our identities, desires, and needs?

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Spring
Online
Starting at $688.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand how cultural factors affect the production, consumption, and distribution of food
  • Understand how food shapes identities, desires, and needs in the contemporary world
  • Analyze food's relationship to economic, cultural, and political factors

About this course:

This course covers the production, consumption, and distribution of food, with particular emphasis on culture of food. Explore the ecological history, class, poverty, hunger, ethnicity, nationalism, capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality of food and how it shapes identities, desires, and needs in our contemporary world. Transferable for UC credit.

Spring 2023 Schedule

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391264
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$688.00
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Notes

Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2023. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 07, 2023
Course Requirements
Book: FAT : THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF AN OBSESSION by KULICK, DON AND MENELEY, ANNE

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