Schedule

Course Schedule:

Week 1 (January 25-29): Introduction & Orientation

  • January 25: Introduction (Zoom)
  • January 27: Researching Foodways (Zoom)
  • January 29: Timeline JS Workshop (Zoom)

Week 2 (February 1-5): Student Introductions

  • February 1-5: Student Introductions

Week 3 (February 8-12): Warming Up

  • February 8-10: Excerpt from Introduction to Food Studies (blog)

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • February 12: Tinkercad Workshop (Zoom)

**** Food item needs to be approved by 5PM ****

Week 4 (February 15-19): Introducing Cuisine

  • February 15-17: Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom (Mintz 2 & Mintz 3,) and “National and Cuisine” (Restaurants & Newspaper Ads) (blog)

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • February 19: Watch and Discuss Off the Menu (Zoom)

Week 5 (February 22-26): Cookbooks

  • February 22-24: Excerpts from Encarnacion’s Kitchen 1 and 2 (blog)

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • February 26: Student Workshop (Zoom)

Week 6 (March 1-5): Food Access

  • March 1-3: Black Food Geographies

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • March 5: Watch and discuss Soul Food Junkies, part 1 (Zoom)

Week 7 (March 8-12): Soul Food

  • March 8: Watch and discuss Soul Food Junkies, part 2 (Zoom)
  • March 10: [No School—Spring Break]
  • March 12: Student Workshop (Zoom)

Week 8 (March 15-19): Informal Student Presentations

  • March 15-17: Informal Student Presentations

Week 9 (March 22-26): Urban Farming

  • March 22-24: Farm City

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • March 26: Student Workshop (Zoom)

Week 10 (March 29-April 2): Terroir

  • March 29-31: A Taste of Place

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • April 2: Read “Genetically Modified Food: A Golden Opportunity?” (blog) and watch/discuss Pamela Ronald’s “The Case for Engineering our Food” (Zoom)

Week 11 (April 5-9): Industrialized Food at Home

  • April 5-7: Chicken

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • April 9: Student Workshop (Zoom)

Week 12 (April 12-16): Globalization of Industrialized Food

  • April 12-14: Eating Tomorrow (blog)

*** Blog Post is Due on Monday at 8AM ***

  • April 16: Student Workshop (Zoom)

Week 13 (April 19-23): Final Presentations

  • April 19-23: Final Presentations

Week 14 (April 26-30): Final Essay Review

  • April 26: Make Up Day
  • April 28: Final Essay Review
  • April 30: No Class. Please attend the History and American Studies Symposium.

Week 15: Finals Week

  • May 3: Final Exam

***Final essay is due by noon via email (kmoon@umw.edu) on Monday, May 3***

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