Spring 2022 | Mediterranean Exploration

RRM 400 Food and Society [CRN 19465]

Overview of Course

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” - Julia Child

Explain the principles and paradoxes in the study of food. Study and discover the cuisines of the ports of call and even the dining etiquette. Synthesize key elements from port side dining experiences of the Mediterranean. Learn historical, sociological, economic and political perspective of food and its consumption. Discuss controversial issues related to what we eat and why we eat it.