As a sign system, food tells us a great deal about political, economic, social, and ecological practices. This course explores what we eat, how we eat, and why media representation is central to issues such as genetic modification, factory farming, body image, animal rights and welfare, technology and ethics, globalization, hunger in developing nations, moral panics over meat and vegetable-borne diseases, and the practice of alternatives to the industrial food system.
MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives
At least 65% in each of MIT 1200F/G, 1500F/G and 1700F/G