Discipline: Sociology

Psychology of Loneliness

What is loneliness and what causes it? Is it the nature of our human condition? Is it a feeling or a thought? Does age, personality, or social contact matter? Topics to be considered are the causes…

Food, Migration, and Belonging

How can food and food practices influence our sense of belonging – or of exclusion?  In this course focused on student’s own research, we explore ways in which food contributes to the building of communities and…

A student smiling with a pan of food that she is prepping..

Nordic Culinary Culture

Since the 2000s, the Nordic region has been celebrated internationally for using local and seasonal products, reviving and adapting traditional cooking techniques, and combining good taste with health and well-being. In this course, you analyze Nordic…

DIS Summer, Nordic Culinary Culture