University of Calgary

COMS 477 - Food Culture and Communication - Fall 2023

A theoretical and experiential introduction to food cultures as processes and products of communication. Examines 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. A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course.  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 or the University of Calgary Study Abroad program for more information.


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