Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
    Mar 28, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 3210 - Anthropology of Food

3 cr
The relationship between food, culture, and society, and its role in historical and contemporary cultures is now recognized as a serious field of research and scholarship, especially in anthropology and related fields. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, including culinary history, archeology, economics, diet and nutritional studies, as well as cooking demonstrations, guest cooks, and dining, the course will examine the function and meaning of food and cuisine as a way to understand cultural invention and identity, social organization, conflict, and social change.
Prerequisite: ANT 1010 , SOC 1010 , or consent of the instructor.
Lab Fee $50.