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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 12 - Dec 14
Online
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2020
This course is devoted to the life and work of distinguished culinary professionals of the recent past and the present who have changed the way we eat and drink. We examine the lives and legacies of food culture luminaries such as James Beard, Julia Child, Craig Claiborne, M.F.K. Fisher, and Robert Mondavi. Through audio visual material, readings, and discussion, their impact on American cuisine and the culinary arts...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1778 - NFDS 2110 A
  • Smith, Andrew
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
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...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 2188 - NFDS 3615 A
  • Barton, Scott
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
Food and environmental activists and designers can have a positive impact on the lives of people, places and neighborhoods. But to have lasting impact on larger systems that define cities and regions, countries or global communities, policy is key. The agreed norms, rules and regulations that make up the policy landscape are created and reauthorized according to a common policy cycle at city, state, national and inte...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3231 - NFDS 3201 A
  • Forster, Thomas
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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,...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3870 - NFDS 2050 A
  • Banu, Beatrice
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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