NYU Steinhardt

Cultural Geography of Commodities

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1761
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This is an umbrella course, which will focus on different commodities such as, coffee, tea, sugar, oil & cotton. Will investigate the cultural geography of a specific commodity, assessing historical & contemporary issues that inform modes of production & development of international or domestic trade. The subtopic will vary. Students will work as a team to produce a project that analyzes the intricacies of the specific commodity studied in the course. The course will include on-the-ground research & site visits.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1761