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Week

Day

Date

Country / Region
Week 01 Day 01
Tuesday
29 August
2017
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No Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

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Week 01 Day 02
Thursday
31 August
2017
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No Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

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Week 02 Day 03
Tuesday
5 September
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Thailand >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Japan >
 
BBC News > Japan Profile | Japan Timeline
 
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Week 02 Day 04
Thursday
7 September
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Saudi Arabia >
 
BBC News > Saudi Arabia Profile | Saudi Arabia Timeline
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Vietnam >
 
News Media | Country Profiles
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

 North Korea >
 
 


 South Korea >
 
 
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Week 03 Day 05
Tuesday
12 September
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Sweden >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Finland >
 
 
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Week 03 Day 06
Thursday
14 September
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Italy >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Denmark >
 
 
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Week 04 Day 07
Tuesday
19 September
2017



No Class Tuesday, 19 September 2017

I will be a featured "Distinguished Speaker", talking on

Nutrition and Eating: Understanding Why and How We Eat,

at the 2017 International Allen D. Leman Swine Conference
being held at at the St. Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul.

"The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry.
It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry.
Each year hundreds of participants from over 20 countries attend the Leman Swine Conference held in Saint Paul, Minnesota."

 

Week 04 Day 08
Thursday
21 September
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Germany >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Ireland >
 
 
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Week 05 Day 09
Tuesday
26 September
2017

Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  France >
 
 
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Week 05 Day 10
Thursday
28 September
2017
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Guest: Milan Kovacovic
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Week 06 Day 11
Tuesday
3 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Canada >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Australia >
 
BBC News > Australia Profile | Australia Timeline
 
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Week 06 Day 12
Thursday
5 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  "America" >
 
BBC News > U.S.A. Profile | U.S.A. Timeline
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

 United Kingdom ("Great Britain") >
 
 
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Week 07 Day 13
Tuesday
10 October
2017
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Week 7 Day 13

Midterm Exam


The GC Midterm Exam Live Chat will be the night before the exam from 07:00-08:00 CST, on Monday, 9 October 2017. Sign in on Moodle logo. in the Week 7 Panel.

f2017 Understanding Global Cultures Midterm Exam will be in class, Week 7 Day 13, Tuesday, 10 October 2017

REM: Bring your Laptop
Laptop
Firefox
Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox

browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).


Complete information on the Midterm exam is available at
<http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afexams_midterm.html#title>

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Week 07 Day 14
Thursday
12 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Malaysia >
 
BBC News > Malaysia Profile | Malaysia Timeline
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Israel >
 
 
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Week 08 Day 15
Tuesday
17 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Belgium >
 
 
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Week 08 Day 16
Thursday
19 October
2017
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Guest: Morris Levy (pending)
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Week 09 Day 17
Tuesday
24 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Mexico >
 
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Turkey >
 
 
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Thursday
26 Oct.
2017


f2017 FALL BREAK

       
Week 10 Day 18
Tuesday
31 October
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  China >
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


 Singapore >
 
 
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Week 10 Day 19
Thursday
2 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  India >
 
 
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Week 11 Day 20
Tuesday
7 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Nigeria >
 
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Week 11 Day 21
Thursday
9 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Republic of South Africa >
(RSA)
 
News Media | Country Profiles
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

 Sub-Saharan Africa >
 
News Media | Country Profiles
BBC News > Sub-Saharan Profile | Sub-Saharan Africa Timeline
 
       
Week 12 Day 22
Tuesday
14 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Russia >
 
 
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Week 12 Day 23
Thursday
16 November
2017

       
Week 13 Day 24
Tuesday
21 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Spain >
 
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Portugal >
 
 
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Thursday
23 November
2017


Thanksgiving Holiday

       
Week 14 Day 25 Tuesday
28 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  Brazil >
 
 
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Week 14 Day 26 Thursday
30 November
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day


  Argentina >
 
 
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Week 15 Day 27 Tuesday
5 December
2017
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Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

  The Caribbean >
 
BBC News > The Caribbean Profile | The Caribbean Timeline
 
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Week 15

Day 28

Thursday
7 December
2017
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No Global Cultures News Feature of the Day

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Week 16  

 

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The Understanding Global Cultures Live Chat for the Final Exam will be from 07:00-08:00 CST, on Monday, 11 December 2017. Sign in on Moodle logo. in the Week 15 Panel.

f2017 Week 16 ("Finals Week"): The Understanding Global Cultures Final Exam is scheduled for 2:00-3:55 p.m., Tuesday, 12 December 2017, in Cina 2014

REM: Bring your Laptop



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