Food is crucial to human survival but its significance stretches far beyond mere nutrition and sustenance. We are becoming more and more aware that the simple act of eating is at the crossroads of the biggest challenges we face: from climate change to urbanization, from an imminent epidemic of diabetes to inequalities on a global scale, from the future of agriculture to the rise of obesity. This course investigates how food is a force that connects and harbors the power to construct and destruct, now and in the future.
Related Discipline(s)This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Environmental Studies, Public Policy