RUSS 420: Topics In Russian Literary And Cultural History

Food
Section ID: 
A
 
SLN: 
20313
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
 
Meets Other Requirements: 

Instructor:

 
T Th 09:30-11:20
 
SIG 225
A special topic in the literary and cultural history of Russia. Topics vary.

THIS COURSE EXAMINES FOOD IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE, CINEMA, ART AND MEMOIR.  RELYING ON THE CRITICAL WRITINGS OF FOOD STUDIES SCHOLARS SUCH AS MICHAEL POLLAN AND OTHERS, WE WILL CONSIDER FOOD IN THE RUSSIAN CONTEXT, FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO POST-SOVIET ERA, DELVING INTO SUCH MATTERS AS TABLE MANNERS; EXCESS; HOLIDAYS; VEGETARIANISM; COMMUNAL DINING; SOVIET HOME ECONOMICS; AND HUNGER THROUGHOUT RUSSIAN HISTORY.

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