HISTORY 195 - The Writing of History
Section: 003 Global Food Histories: Tales of Commodities and Cookbooks
Term: FA 2006
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Other Course Info:
This course may not be included in a History concentration. F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What can food tell us about the past? In this course, we will consider this fascinating question by focusing on two main themes: (1) the business of food production and consumption; and (2) the links between cookbooks, identity, and memory. Like the foods we will discuss, our analysis will cover the globe. Following top food historians, we will travel through culinary landscapes in the Caribbean, Mexico, the United States, France, India, and Africa. In addition, students will have the chance to become food historians by working with materials from the Longone Culinary Archive in the Clement’s Library on campus. This archive contains a wealth of food-related materials including cookbooks, menus, advertisements, maps, and diaries from the 16th through the 20th centuries. Our discussion of these historical sources along with existing food scholarship will provide us with rich insights into a subject that is at once central to, and yet often overlooked, in history — food.

HISTORY 195 - The Writing of History
Schedule Listing
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12667
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6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: ALL SECTIONS OF HISTORY 195 ARE RESTRICTED TO FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS.
002 (REC)
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12668
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1
2Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (REC)
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12669
Open
1
1Y1
6Enrollment Management
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (REC)
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12670
Closed
0
1Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
005 (REC)
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21619
Open
4
6Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: This course is for first-year students only.
006 (REC)
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12671
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1Y1
6Enrollment Management
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
007 (REC)
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27631
Closed
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3Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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