ENG 360 - Topics in English Studies - Topic: Story of Food
Open to majors and non-majors, the course focuses on topics relevant to English Studies. Credit may be earned in several sections of 360, but students must study a different topic in each section.
Food engages us in stories of dislocation and diaspora. This course begins with a global, historical context, examining shifts in trade and agriculture that make food a means of cultural contact and community or self identification, and the object of artistic and literary invention in fiction and nonfiction. We then highlight foodways debates about diversity, resources, and the food specialities. We will also explore the creativity of preparing, selling, and enjoying food in urban, suburban, and rural communities.Students may petition to receive ECCE credit for this course.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Undergraduate