Global Food Cultures: Hong Kong
An interdisciplinary & intercultural examination of human communication through food. The course explores the social, economic, political, & cultural ramifications of the technology, production, acquisition, preservation, packaging, distribution, promotion, representation, selling, presentation, & consumption of food, as well as the disposal of food-related wastes. Students will have a unique opportunity to explore various local, regional & transnational, & food rituals in Hong Kong as the manifestation of changing social norms, economic realities, & cultural beliefs in an increasingly global & multi-cultural city.
- Old Course Number: E58.2351