CHID 250 A: Special Topics: Introduction To The History Of Ideas

Animals Ethics and Food: Deconstructing Dominant Discourse

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Summer Term: 
A-term
Meeting Time: 
TT
Location: 
SAV
SLN: 
10763
Instructor:
Katie Gillespie

Syllabus Description:

Students enrolled in this course should gain a better understanding of the workings of the U.S. food system (at both an industrial and small scale) and the experience of animals within this system. Using animals in the food system as a case study, this course will explore notions of power and difference, ethics and responsibility, and creativity in reimagining the status quo. This course will push the boundaries of how we think about difference and discrimination and recognize the intersections between human and animal oppression. Note: class will meet on Wednesday at Pigs Peace Sanctuary in Stanwood, WA; transportation will be provided.

Additional Details:

In this class you will learn to better understand the workings of the U.S. food      system (at both an industrial and small scale), and the experience of animals within this system. Using animals in the food system as a case study, this course will       explore notions of power and difference, ethics, responsibility, and creativity in reimagining the status quo. This course will push the boundaries of how we think about difference and discrimination and recognize the intersections between       human and animal oppression. 

 *Important: In addition to the two scheduled class periods on campus, students will participate in  experiential learning at a     local animal sanctuary on Wednesdays from 10:00 - 3:00PM

 

 

Catalog Description: 
Examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework. Satisfies the Gateways major/minor requirement. Offered: AWSp.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:11am