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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITAL 150 - Italian Food and Culture: National and Global Perspectives

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | 
Course can be counted for credit once

This course focuses on the culinary history of Italy and representations of food in Italian cinema and popular culture, both as seen from within the Italian nation and also as depicted in the United States and beyond. The course introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of Italian Cultural Studies in a cross-cultural perspective. Using Italy as a case study, students will learn how to undertake a cultural and critical exploration of the role of food in society and will explore how questions of personal and collective identity are expressed and regulated through food in all societies.

Course Attribute(s):
Distribution Area: World Cultures