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Undergraduate Record 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Record 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AAS 3749 - Food and Meaning in Africa and the Diaspora

This course investigates the traditions and symbolics of food and eating in Africa and throughout the African Diaspora – wherever people of African descent have migrated or have been forced to move. This course will help students to investigate the way the foods people eat’ or don’t eat’ hold meaning for people within a variety of cultural contexts.Topics will include symbol, taboo, sexuality, bodies, ritual, kinship & beauty, among others.

Credits: 3