Course Catalog


Food, Culture, and Society in Latin America

This course explores the history and cultural significance of food in Latin America. Topics include indigenous agriculture; ritual uses of food; how European colonization changed food habits; the development and social impact of export crops; food and national identities; and problems of food self sufficiency. Assignments, including some field work, also examine food and cultural stereotyping. Counts toward the concentration in Latin American studies. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing, collaborative learning, academic self-assessment.

Offered in:

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 6145 MWF
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Gauss,Susan M02-0214
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 26
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 credits Degree Students Only Students may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: