GNDR 201

Gender, Food and Power

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: WS 205

Explores how food functions as a central ingredient in the production of gendered and intersectional identities and communities. Considers how colonialism, globalization and power relations affect foodways (the practices associated with the production, sourcing, distribution, preparation and consumption of food) and power in globalized and North American food systems. Examines some of the ways in which communities are seeking to enhance food security and work toward food sovereignty and food justice.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 201, WS 205.


Undergraduate course in Gender Studies offered by the Department of Gender Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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