CHID 480: Special Topics: Advanced Study Of The History Of Ideas

Food for Thought
Section ID: 
D
 
SLN: 
20953
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies
 
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Instructor:

 
M W 14:30-16:20
 
PCAR 297
 
Examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework with an interdisciplinary perspective. Satisfies the Gateways major/minor requirement. Offered: AWSp.

"CHID 480: Food For Thought" investigates our relationship with food through several different lenses: food as sustenance in times of hardship, food as a way to bring family together, food as a source of childhood and childlike amazement, food as an economically and politically charged entity, food as a form of memoir, food as a new scientific frontier, and food as a career.  Readings will range from memoirs and other nonfiction to novels, comics, and films. Throughout the quarter, students will be asked to explore their memories of, to scrutinize their relationships with, and to reexamine their views on food.

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Last updated: November 25, 2014 - 10:00pm