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Food and the City

Food is all around us. It influences who we are and how we related to our surroundings. This course explores food in the city from multiple points of view. Students observe and analyze various aspects of food in the city, from personal experiences to large social issues such as gentrification and food insecurity, and examine the cultural, social, and political aspects of food systems. Students acquire familiarity with basic ethnographic skills and methods such as interviews, observations, visual ethnography, and virtual ethnography

Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Society and Social Sciences.

Course #
FOOD-UE 1050
Nutrition and Food Studies
Liberal Arts Core
Societies and the Social Sciences