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SOAN1024

Food in Modern China

From Famine to Feasting: The Role of Food in Modern Chinese Culture
Utilizing anthropological and historical studies, we will examine the role and meanings of food in modern Chinese culture. Topics will include famine and the legacy of famine, the role of food in popular religion, banqueting and feasting, and the impact of fast food and food scandals on the relationship between food and culture in reform-era China.
Subject:
Sociology/Anthropology
Department:
Sociology/Anthropology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL SOC WTR

Sections

Winter 2014

SOAN1024A-W14 Lecture (Oxfeld)