01:070:220 Politics of Food and Sex

3 credits

Course Description: Culinary customs, cross-cultural comparison, food in relation to cosmology, political ideology, sex, kinship, economics, religion. visual, olfactory experiences, gastronomic traditions, notions of purity and pollution, renunciation and excess, social structure, inequality and hierarchy, world nutritional systems

Most Recent Syllabus:
pdf 220 Ghassem-Fachandi sp 20 (236 KB)


Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 2-3:30 pm BIO-210 or by apptmt

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

 Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 5:30-6:30 BIO-209A or by apptmt
Tuesday 1:30-2:30 virtual or by apptmt