Gender, Food and Culture
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A feminist study of gender and foodways - the beliefs and behaviours associated with the production, distribution, preparation and consumption of food. Topics may include: the symbolism and uses of food in particular cultural settings; connections between gender and food in a globalized, North American food system; representations of gendered foodways in literature and film; health, food and disordered eating; the place of commensality in community-building.
Prerequisites: One of 102, 103, 104, 110; or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Women's Studies offered by the Department of Women's Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.