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Zero Food Waste
Globally, around one-third of all food produced is lost or wasted along the food chain, while an estimated 740 million people around the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Corporate executives, environmentalists, governmental leaders, hunger organization leaders, foundation executives, educators, and foodies have all jumped on the food waste bandwagon. Despite rapid progress, questions remain. What are the ne...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4904 - NFDS 0957 A
  • Smith, Andrew
Aug 26 - Sep 29
Online
Fall 2019
Food & Emerging Technologies
Artists, technologists, policymakers, architects, scientists, and designers all use technology to explore, expose, and ameliorate the workings of our anthropogenic food production and distribu- tion systems. Gain insight into who these innovators are and how they are attempting to influence our food system
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4007 - NFDS 0446 A
  • Bardin, Stefani
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
From Nuggets to Nourishment: Kids and Food
Why are our kids eating so poorly, and what can we—must we—do about it? Look at the complex web of factors that shape children’s food choices, from the way tastes develop in the womb to the content of school meals to the impact of U.S. farm policy on food prices and family meals.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7287 - NFDS 0240 A
  • Figueroa, Shayne
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Feasting Your Eyes: Food and Film
Why is food so common in movies? Why have food movies become so popular in the past few decades? This course examines how food, its production, its consumption, and the socio-political issues related to it have been represented in movies. Students will specifically look at how films illustrate the relationship between food and culture, sex, fantasy and fear. Narrative, visual, and symbolic uses of food will be explor...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 2188 - NFDS 3615 A
  • Barton, Scott
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Introduction to Food Studies
In this course, we explore the connections between food, culture, and society, looking at the role of food in the construction of personal and collective identity in terms of body, race and ethnicity, class, gender, nationality, and social movements. We also examine cultural aspects of food politics, paying particular attention to the United States but also considering globalization and international flows of people,...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3870 - NFDS 2050 A
  • Banu, Beatrice
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
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