NYU Steinhardt

Advanced Topics in Food Studies: Food and Popular Culture

  • Course Number: FOOD-GE 2243
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3`
  • Description: This seminar examines the portrayal of food, food intake, dieting, body image, & health as communicated through various forms of contemporary popular culture, including advertising, print, media, television, the internet, film, & restaurant design. Students will also explore methods in communication studies (such as semiotics & critical theory) commonly employed to analyze the complex interactions between food & all kinds of expressions of popular culture.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2243