Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    May 28, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [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.
This course fulfills a Humanistic Perspective general education requirement.
Lab Fee $50