146.209 Food and Eating (15 credits)

This course explores the food chain, from production, through consumption, to exchange. It considers the ways in which food is implicated in the reproduction of and resistance to, inequalities of class, gender, and ethnicity.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Dr Carolyn Morris
  • Subject: Social Anthropology
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 100 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 16 July, 2018
  • End date: Sunday 18 November, 2018

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 30 July, 2018
  • Without academic penalty: Monday 15 October, 2018

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. discuss the operations of the world food system and its implications for people’s everyday lives
  2. discuss the nexus between power, identity and food in relation to nationality, ethnicity, gender and class
  3. discuss the relationship between food, subjectivity and the self
  4. make use of anthropological theoretical tools for the analysis of food
  5. theorise the connections between the global, the local and the individual through the vehicle of food

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Textbooks

There are no set texts for this course.

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