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