NYU Steinhardt

Contemporary Issues in Food Studies

  • Course Number: FOOD-GE 2017
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Covers production, distribution & consumption of food in the context of social, cultural, technological & biological processes under conditions of globalization. Employing approaches from the humanities & the social sciences, this course prepares students to initiate the process of analyzing the current American food system, its global connections, & proposed local alternatives that is developed further in other courses. Through lectures, readings & research the students master established facts & concepts about contemporary urban food cultures & produce new knowledge of the same.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2017