Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Food, Culture and Communication

This class will assume a case study approach to understanding the dynamic relationships between media and food cultures in the study of human communication. Topics will include: food as sign and code of social interaction, media representation of gender, class, race and the others through food, foodways as intangible cultural heritage and inter-generational communication, urban food cultures as forms of communication, culinary tourism as intercultural and international communication, immigrant food cultures and trans-national discourse in the diaspora, and forms of research in media and food culture studies.
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