NYU Steinhardt

Global Food Cultures: Hong Kong

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2351
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: 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