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[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025 
    
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025
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ANTH 213 - Anthropology of Food

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
Food is a basic human need; however, beyond biological functions, food also has rich cultural significance. Taste, preference, ritual, tradition, gender, social class, and nationality all influence food choices and behaviors. In addition, economic and environmental factors, globalization, localization, and social movements all affect our access and attitudes toward food. In this course, we will examine how food behaviors are shaped by culture, and what anthropology can offer to the study of food and nutrition. 



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