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Food Matters

Course #: SEMINR 127G

Description:
Why does food matter? In this class we will explore our relationship to food and the role we play in the complex food system. We will read a selection of texts from a variety of genres as we examine different views on the meaning of food, food consumption, production and sustainability. With the help of the readings and class materials, we will reconsider the ways in which we think about food and the association we have with food, and we will carefully reflect on the implications of our food choices and our responsibilities as consumers in the complex food system. We will have a wiki that I created for our class. Students will be able to extend our class discussions to cyberspace by having a place to further communicate with each other and exchange views and opinions on the issues discussed in class, as well as posting some assignments for review.

Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).

Offered in:

2023 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2735 MW
2:00 - 3:50 pm
Martinez Earley,Marta University Hall Y01-1320
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 4/4
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, First Year Seminar, Stay On Track
02 2980 MW
8:00 - 9:50 am
Martinez Earley,Marta University Hall Y01-1320
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 4/4
Class Notes: Reserved for ESL students
Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, First Year Seminar, Stay On Track

2024 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2657 MW
2:00 - 3:50 pm
TBD Wheatley W01-0045
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 3
Status: Open
Credits: 4/4
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, First Year Seminar, Stay On Track
02 2883 MW
8:00 - 9:50 am
Earley,Mark Elliot McCormack M02-0206
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 2
Status: Open
Credits: 4/4
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, First Year Seminar, Stay On Track

2024 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7877 MW
12:00 - 1:50 pm
Martinez Earley,Marta University Hall Y04-4190
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2024 - 05/08/2024
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 4/4
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).
Course Attributes: Non-degree exclude from list, First Year Seminar, Stay On Track