History of Food

MET ML 622

The scope of the course will be global, covering civilizations of Asia, America, Africa, and Europe and how cultures of these domesticated unique staples, which literally enabled these civilizations to expand and flourish. The course will cover history of the interaction of humans with food resources from earliest hunting and gathering societies to the present. The major theme of the course will be the process of globalization, imperialism and the growth of capitalist enterprise and the cost of indigenous cultures and traditional farming practices and how these processes were shaped by trade in food. Online/blended course, face-to-face meetings TBA.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
EL Albala FLR 133 M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Blended course.
Gastronomy
students only.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
EL Albala FLR ARR M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Blended course
Adobe Connect
sessions Mon
6-9pm.On campus
meetings Tba.

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.