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RUSS 490 A: Studies In Russian Literature

Food in Russia

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
RAI 121
SLN: 
18928
Joint Sections: 
GEOG 495 B, CHID 498 D, , ,
Instructor:
José Alaniz

Additional Details:

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: 
In either Russian or English. Topics vary.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
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