Food is Culture: The Success of 'Made in Italy'

HUM240 (Liberal Arts) Food is Culture: The Success of 'Made in Italy' 3 hrs. 3 crs. From the frugality of the Etruscan table to today's slow food movement, food and culinary have played a fundamental role in the development of Italian culture. The course examines food from historical, political, economic, and culinary perspectives, exploring how and why "Made in Italy" is greatly appreciated abroad. The course analyzes works of literature, art, film, magazines and cookbooks dealing with food and the development of what is an expressly Italian food culture. Preq: ENG 125. Coreq: ENG 125. This course can be offered as a face-to-face course, a hybrid course, or as a fully online asynchronous course. [Flexible Core – World Cultures and Global Issues]