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Eat, Grow, Save: The Anthropology of Food and Justice

ANTH 312
Fall 2021 not offered
Course Cluster and Certificates: Disability Studies, Health Studies, Sustainability and Environmental Justice

This course uses the lens of justice to examine the politics of food. We will look at the cultural and political-economic dynamics of food production and consumption, considering questions of taste, class, labor, marketing, and food sovereignty. We will also examine the environmental and social impact of food production and the consumption choices we make, from organic, to vegan, to animal proteins, to foraging and hunting. We will use a range of texts, including ethnographies, theory, film/documentary/TV shows, creative nonfiction, fiction, cookbooks, blogs, and magazine articles.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HRAD-MN)

Last Updated on JUN-20-2024
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