RUSS 420 A: Topics In Russian Literary And Cultural History

Food

Course Flyer: 
Meeting Time: 
TTh 9:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
SIG 225
SLN: 
20313
Instructor:
José Alaniz

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.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Withdrawn
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:36pm