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Discerning Tastes, Anthropology of Food - ANTH2663

Year - 2018

This Unit examines the dynamic relationship between humans and the plants and animals that they eat. All humans need to eat if they are to survive, but human tastes are noticeably varied across different cultural, political, historical, and ecological settings. Furthermore, the contemporary world witnesses states of plenty, sufficiency, and scarcity simultaneously. Why are such different outcomes observed in different locales, and sometimes within the one locale? This Unit investigates these issues across a variety of cultural contexts.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment
1x2000wds research essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and 1x500wd tutorial presentation (20%)

Textbooks
readings will be available at the University Copy Centre

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level from Anthropology

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Anthropology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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