Food, Culture, and Society


This DukeImmerse course provides a broad overview of food as culture and its role in society. Exploration of the intersections between food and identity from gender, ethnic, class, religious, and political identities to how people use food to develop a sense of themselves as ethical beings. Food and democracy and food activism. Readings from anthropological, sociological, linguistic, and literary writings with ethnographic observations in local communities of practice. Instructor consent required.

Enroll Consent

Instructor Consent Required

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 389S
  • ITALIAN 388S
  • SOCIOL 388S
Typically Offered
Fall Only