Course DescriptionThis 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.
Course OutlineThis 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?