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21W.730-4 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Food for Thought: Writing and Reading about the Cultures of Food

21W.730-4 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Food for Thought: Writing and Reading about the Cultures of Food

<"What people do with food is an act that reveals how they construe the world." - Marcella Hazan, The Classic Italian Cookbook If you are what you eat, what are you? Food is at once the stuff of life and a potent symbol; it binds us to the earth, to our families, and to our cultures. In this class, we explore many of the fascinating issues that surround food as both material fact and personal and cultural symbol. We read essays by Toni Morrison,... Show More

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