Required Texts:
Food & Culture: A Reader

Eds. Carole Counihan and Penny Van Esterik (Routledge, 2nd Edition)

Food in the U.S.A.: A Reader
Ed. Carole M. Counihan (Routledge, 2002)

The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating
Eds. James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell (Blackwell 2005)

Fast Food Nation
Eric Schlosser

Multimedia, Film & Video Clips screened in Class are also required materials for this course.

Any supplemental readings/handouts are available through the course OASIS page.

Recommended Reference Texts:
The Theory Toolbox: Critical Concepts for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Jeffrey Nealon & Susan Searls Giroux
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2nd Edition)
A good choice if you want a refresher on representation, identity politics, ideology, authority, power and other cultural studies terminology.

The Penguin Companion to Food (Penguin 2002)
Alan Davidson (on library reserve)
Need to know what hardtack, mincemeat, or daikon are? You can check it out here.



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