Jun 18, 2024  
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ANTH 4312 - Eating Cultures


Three credit hours.

Are we what we eat? Where does our food come from? This course is a broad exploration of human foodways from local to global scales. Students will learn to critically consider issues including social and cultural food diversity, early foodways, traditional diets, nutritional anthropology, small-scale vs. industrial food production, the relationship of food to the environment, hunger and obesity, local food movements, and food as a means of social negotiation and communication. Special emphasis on food issues in the US and Arkansas today.



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