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2024 Fall > UGRD > LATAM > LATAM 210G

Food, Culture, and Society in Latin America

Course #: LATAM 210G

Description:
This course explores the history and cultural significance of food in Latin America. Topics include indigenous agriculture; ritual uses of food; how European colonization changed food habits; the development and social impact of export crops; food and national identities; and problems of food self sufficiency. Assignments, including some field work, also examine food and cultural stereotyping. Counts toward the concentration in Latin American studies. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing, collaborative learning, academic self-assessment.
Pre Requisites:
Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9622 MWF
2:00 - 2:50 pm
Juarez Echenique,Benjamin McCormack M02-0616
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 creditsDegree Students OnlyStudents may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
Course Attributes: Intermediate Seminar, Stay On Track