RUSS 420 A: Topics In Russian Literary And Cultural History

Food
Course Flyer: 
 
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

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.

Catalog Description: 
A special topic in the literary and cultural history of Russia. Topics vary.
Status: 
Withdrawn

Last updated: April 28, 2016 - 3:36pm