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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


ANTHR 4496 The Anthropology and History of the Food You Eat

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Students in this on-line course will discuss readings on the history and anthropology of the development of the global food system while at the same time document and examine their own food habits. The course will present case studies from Mexico, Peru, India, Africa, as well as from the United States so that students delve into the history and extent of corporate control of food production while they buy and consume food, and document and analyze their diet.


The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time. Find similar upcoming programs by tag: anthropology, food/nutrition, history, online, sustainability

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