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Food Fight! The Role of Food in Advocacy and Sociopolitical Communication
{ "courseDescription": "Hunger and food justice, health and obesity, locavorism, biotechnological influences, fair trade, ethical consumption, and sustainability are slowly starting to enter into the larger dialogue about food within the realms of contemporary media outlets. Students will examine and discuss different kinds of food and food advocacy content generators, while reflecting on how to create effective ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4537 - NFDS 0301 A
  • Nielsen, Jasmine
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Sweet and the Bitter
While the liking for sweetness is undoubtedly evolutionary in origin, desserts and candies are purely cultural phenomena. From a biological standpoint, confectionary is frivolous, unnecessary, and even harmful in excess, yet that’s precisely what makes it interesting. The course examines the interplay of food, culture and society from multiple perspectives: as it relates to religion, rituals, class, gender, slavery, ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6352 - NFDS 0120 A
  • Krondl, Michael
Feb 07 - Apr 18
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Philosophy for the 21st Century
In this course, we examine the prospects for fashioning a radically new philosophical understanding of the world and our place within it. Rather than employing anthropocentric models of the modern period, we search for another system of coordinates based on a broader ecological awareness and attention to both the human and the nonhuman world around us.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6631 - NPHI 0112 A
  • Quigley, Timothy
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Fundamentals of Psychology
This course introduces the field of psychology, the study of human behavior and mental processes. Through a survey of the key frameworks, landmark studies, and major subdisciplines, students gain knowledge of the historical antecedents and contemporary questions and methods that make up modern psychology. Topics covered include the brain and neuroscience, behavioral genetics, cognitive and social development, percept...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4592 - NPSY 0001 A
  • Goldwert, Ilaina
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Understanding and Treating Victims of Abuse
This course introduces students to the dynamic and often controversial field of advocacy, intervention, and treatment for abused children, ranging from the reporting of abuse to protective services to therapeutic treatment of child victims and adult survivors. There are lectures and group discussions, and experts describe their professional experiences. Specific topics include the workings of the New York City Admini...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4598 - NPSY 0860 A
  • Frank, Michele
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
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