Useful Links

Required Texts (readings available in PDF and in the INSTITUTE LIBRARY):

FOR downloadable PDF files of every reading, see the COURSE CALENDAR

Food & Culture: A Reader (2nd Edition)
Eds. Carole Counihan and Penny Van Esterik (Routledge, 1997)

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.

Recommended Reference Texts:
The Theory Toolbox: Critical Concepts for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Jeffrey Nealon & Susan Searls Giroux
(Rowman & Littlefield 2003)
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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