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{ "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 3747 - NFDS 0301 A
  • Bardin, Stefani
Jan 22 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 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: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5218 - NFDS 0615 A
  • Wist, Allison
Jan 22 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
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 5067 - NFDS 0120 A
  • Krondl, Michael
Jan 23 - May 07
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2020
In recent decades, alternative practices of food production and consumption have emerged in response to concerns about the environmental and social impact of the global industrial food system. Farmer’s markets, community-supported agriculture, food co-ops, and urban farms are examples of alternative food networks, which are place-based, socially embedded, and intended to change the way we grow, know, and get our food...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3634 - NFDS 3203 A
  • Christensen, Bradley
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
In this course, the science of nutrition is explored as a cultural and historical phenomenon. Students learn how ideas about food, health, body images, fears, and disgust change in different times and places, beginning with the ancient world and continuing through the 20th century. This class examines how the concept of nutrition itself has changed over time and how those changes have affected what societies and indi...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3635 - NFDS 3110 A
  • Shieh, Fa-Tai
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
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