University of Calgary

COMS 477 - Food Culture & Communication - Fall 2013

A theoretical and experiential introduction to food cultures as processes and products of communication. Students will examine how food is constructed and represented through text, film, television, art, and tourism. Political and economic constructions of food culture, security, and sustainability will also be explored.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • This course may involve off-campus field trips during class time, and students are responsible for transportation arrangements and costs. Alternatively, the course may be packaged along with others as part of a Study Abroad opportunity requiring an application and pre-term study and preparation: Contact the instructors and/or University of Calgary International for more information.


  • Credit for both Communications Studies 477 and 401.03 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2015.
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