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ANTH 3888: Calendar Summer 2024

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Anthropology of Food



to Sweet Treats around the World

What FoodAnthro is Reading Now . . .
 
World Food and Water Clock
OWL logo, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University.    
 
     
Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.

Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At The New Year"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

Search the troufs Site
(all TR courses and web pages)
Anthroplogy of Food

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Textbooks for the Course
Welcome to Anthropology of Food
 University of Minnesota Duluth
Anth 3888 Summer 2024
80429-001 (06/03/2024 - 07/26/2024), instruction mode:  Online--asynchronous, Roufs,Tim 3 credits
Schedule may change as events of the semester require

This will be a great course. . . . You will see. . . .

"What you eat, and why you eat it . . ."

"This course dared me to find out where our food comes from, and has changed the way I think about the world. The 'textbooks' . . . were a joy to read. In short, this is the one course everyone who eats needs to take." Andy Kadlec, UMD Labovitz School of Business

3 June - 26 July 2024

Woman and Blueberries, Parick DesJarlait, 1971
Rice Gatherers 1867
Seth Eastman (1808-1875)
from The Anishinabe of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (1975; 2013),
Timothy G. Roufs, Phoenix: Indian Tribal Series; Reprinted, Cass Lake, MN: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, 2013, p. 27.
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Anthropology of Food

on-line
 University of Minnesota Duluth
Summer 2024 Calendar
Today is Saturday, 25 May 2024, 09:58 (09:58 AM) CDT, day 146 of 2024
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first/last days of classes
UM holidays
to textbooks
Academic Calendar Summer Session 2024
Week 1 Summer term classes begin 3 June 2024
Week 3 Junteenth 19 June 2024
Week 5 Independence Day 4 July 2024
Week 5 Floating Holiday 5 July 2023
Week 8 Last day of summer term 26 July 2024

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Office Hours and Contact Information

(E-mail is fastest, and most generally best as quite often URLs need be sent.)
e-mail
troufs@d.umn.edu
e-mail anytime . . .
Meet Your Professor

Office Hours:
 

Summer (3 June-26 July) 2024

Fall (28 August-15 December) 2024

   
Zoom     via ZOOM Tu 7:00-8:00 p.m.
 
https://umn.zoom.us/my/troufs
     
    or e-mail troufs@d.umn.edu to set up a private time to ZOOM

 


 
Time in Duluth
Other Contact Information:  
https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anth1602/pcoffice.html#title
Course URL:
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http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/index.html#title
General Course Information:  
http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afcourseinfo.html#title
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Why Food?
“Food is required by every human on earth, yet the types of food we eat and how we produce and consume it vary tremendously. It is therefore a nearly perfect subject for anthropology, since it can be examined in terms of human biology, culture, and social status across time from our evolutionary ancestors to the present day. . . .” -- Ryan Adams,


And Why this Course?
Will Allen, Growing Power.

TAPS Magazine, Winter 2012 cover


TAPS Magazine, Karla Dudley, Editor in Chief, Winter 2012 cover

Karla Dudley, Editor in Chief,
TAPS The Beer Magazine
Winter 2012



 Envelope: E-mail E-mail Tim Roufs for more information
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Top people in the world
are into Food . . .
   
 Will Allen, Growing Power.
On the Future of Fod, HRH The Prince of Wales.
Michael Pollan

Food Rules
The Omnivore's Dile

‘I was told I was a complete idiot’ about organic farming, Charles said day before becoming king -- The Guardian (17 September 2022)
 
 
 
And on American Public Media . . .

 
 

Former First Lady Michelle Obama
 
having lunch with school children at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, VA
  New York Times (25 January 2012)

  Let's Move blog

Trump serves dinner

Fomer President Donald Trump
having lunch at the White House Dinner

 

This Is What Joe Biden Really Eats -- mashed (14 August 2020)

Biden ditched Obama's apples and Trump's Diet Coke button for salt water taffy from Delaware: 'He has the tastes of a 5-year-old' -- Insider (24 May 2021)

 
The World's Best Praline comes from . . .


 Oscar Ortega

 Oscar Ortega
Master Chocolatier

"One of the most famous chocolatiers of the American Continent"

  Atelier Ortega
Jackson, Wyoming

Best Pralines in the world 2015 -- Milan, Italy

Best Pastry Chef of América 2011

“First Place - Gelato World Cup - Cactus Fruit Sorbet” — Rimini, Italy

“Oscar Ortega - Top ten pastry chef in America” — Dessert Professional Magazine

  Facebook


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TEXTBOOKS

  detailed information about the textbooks for the course

The exams will be open-book essays constructed from a list of study questions that you help create, so it would be a good idea for you to have your own copy of each text you plan to use in the exams.

assignments summary

 Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food


Omnivore's Dilemma text.


The Language of Food
Gillian Crowther

 author Interview
 Teaching Culture
Michael Pollan
Dan Jurafsky

Meet Daniel Jurafsky
Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food, Second Edition. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads The Menu
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018.
384 pages
ISBN-10: 1487593295
ISBN-13: 978-1487593292
NY: Penguin, 2007.
464 pages
ISBN-10: 0143038583
ISBN-13: 978-0143038580
NY: W. W. Norton, 2014.
272 pages
ISBN-10: 0393240835
ISBN-13: 978-0393240832
The course anchor text, Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food, Second Edition, by Gillian Crowther,

is currently available on-line for $48.13 new ppbk., $29.21 used ppbk., and Kindle $37.64.
(+ p/h, where applicable, at amazon.com & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25).
(8 March 2024)

[It has been offered on-line for as much as $tba, or even more, so be careful to check prices.]
(+ p/h, where applicable, at amazon.com & eligible for FREE Prime Shipping on orders over $25).

Other on-line and brick and mortar stores should have comparable offers.

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2007)
an international run-away best seller, is currently available on-line for $22.62 new ppbk., $15.70 used ppbk., $7.99 Kindle, and 1 credit Audiobook.
(+ p/h, where applicable, at amazon.com & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25).
(8 March 2024)

Note: The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat, Young Readers Edition (2009), also by Michael Pollen, is a different edition of the book.
The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads The Menu
is currently available on-line new for $10.49 ppbk., $2.06 used ppbk., $9.73 Kindle, and 1 credit Audiobook. (+ p/h, where applicable, at amazon.com & eligible for FREE Prime Shipping on orders over $25).
(8 March 2024)
Eller, Jack David. 2014 Review of Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food. Anthropology Review Database January 12, 2014. http://wings.buffalo.edu/ARD/cgi/showme.cgi?keycode=5820, accessed June 17, 2014.

Eating Culture: Sample Student Assignments for the Anthropology of Food -- October 7, 2013. Accssed June 17, 2014.

University of Toronto Press Listing
 

The Language of Food Blog

Stanford course

Textbooks are available from these sources . . .

Summer 2024 Calendar

Anthropology of Food
Today is Saturday, 25 May 2024, 09:58 (09:58 AM) CDT, day 146 of 2024
NOTE: Click on  "wk_N"  in the first columns to go to that week
  
June  2024
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wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
wk 2 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
wk 3 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
wk 4 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
wk 5 30            
 
July  2024
  S M T W T F S
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wk 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
wk 7 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
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first/last days of classes
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Checklists
Main Due Dates
su2024 Calendar
   1.0 "Sunday Memos"   2.0 Videos   3.0 Slides   4.0 Text
 
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 What's Happening Week by Week

~
Tim Roufs, Brisbane, Australia, 2017
 Tim Roufs Inspecting Durians in Singapore Market, 2017
Week 1
 
Getting Started
2 - 8 June 2024
Introduction to Anthropology / Orientation to the Course
envelope
Pre-term
Greetings! Information on Textbook and Other Things (.pdf)

Canvas "Modules" and "Sunday Memos": General Organization of "Stuff"  (.pdf)

Using the Canvas "Modules" -- REVIEW
(skip if you are comfortable using Canvas "Modules")
 (.pdf)

Welcome to the Anthropology of Food Class! (.pdf)

Week 1
AF What's Happening Week 1? -- Getting Started (.pdf)

First Day Handout

Handout: "Anthropology and Its Parts"

Have a look at the linked materials in the various units as you go along (such as the "First-Day Handout" [syllabus]: in the next section), and look at the slide materials*
(indicated by .pptx)

There will be more slides towards the beginning of the term, and more videos towards the middle and at the end, and we will finish off the semester with presentations of your Term Project.

It is generally best to watch the videos after you have looked at the slides and reading material(s).

Thanks—Tim Roufs

~

Basic Information


 First-Day Handout
(syllabus)

Canvas Modules for Class Participants s2024
Canvas Modules for Class Participants su2024

  Meet Your Professor
(WebPage)
Slides: (.pptx)


 General Course Information

AF Major Items su2024
 
Checklists
Main Due Dates
su2024 Calendar
   1.0 "Sunday Memos"   2.0 Videos   3.0 Slides   4.0 Text
 
  5.0 Other (check Canvas   6.0 Exams: Midterm / Final   7.0 Project   8.0 Discussion   

COURSE STRUCTURE
ANTH 3888 Anthropology of Food
consists of three main segments:

  I Orientation and Background  
      Introduction  
      Basic Concepts  
      History  
      Theory  
      Methods and Techniques  
  II Explorations  
      Comparative / Cross-Cultural  
      Holistic (holism slides.pptx)  
      Ethnographic Case Studies from the Real World: Real People . . . Real Places from Around the Globe  
  III Student Presentations on Term Research Project


The Course in a Nutshell

COURSE CONTENT
primarily comes from the following sources . . .
   
 AF  1.0
  • "SUNDAY MEMO" for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  2.0
  • VIDEO EXPLORATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  3.0
  • SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  4.0
  • READINGS for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  5.0
  • OTHER ASSIGNMENT INFORMATION . . .
  •    
     AF  6.0
  • MIDTERM AND FINAL EXAMS . . .
  •    
     AF  7.0
  • RESEARCH PROJECT for the term . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF  8.0
  • DISCUSSIONS . . . including your personal experiences
  •    
     AF  9.0
  • (optional) FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
  •    
     AF 10.0
  • (optional) EXTRA CREDIT . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF 11.0
  • OTHER (optional) . . .
  •      
  • IN-THE-NEWS . . .
  • Course Structure
         

    PLEASE NOTE:

    Both the Midterm Exam and Final Exam are open-book/open-notes essay exams.

    So there should be very little work and effort spent on memorizing facts, other than, perhaps, where to go to find the information you are looking for.

    More Information on Exams: Midterm / Final

    handout:
     Anthropology and Its Parts
    • Have a look at the Main Characteristics of Anthropology full long slide deck (.pptx)
      or have a look at the Main Characteristics in segments . . .

      (NOTE: The full set is a long slide deck as it covers some very important background information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also, or have a look at all of the various segments separately.)

        1. the four fields of anthropology (.pptx)

        2. culture as a primary concept (.pptx)

          • How about a little game of Jeopardy? (.pptx)

        3. comparative method as major approach (.pptx)

        4. holism as a primary theoretical goal (holism slides .pptx)

          • Anthropology and its Parts Chart (.pptx)

        5. fieldwork as a primary research technique (.pptx)
    WebPage Summary

    Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

    • "Other Important Terms"
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Units of Analysis
      slides:
      (.pptx)
       
    • Three Major Perennial Debates
      slides: (.pptx)

      (NOTE: These are long slide sets as they cover more than 2000+ years. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also. Also see note on slide formats.)
    Finding Information on Food of Different Countries and Cultures
    slides: (.pptx)

    Have a look at the Week 1 Video, Slides, and Reading Assignments.

    Continue on in that same manner for all of the units that follow.

    When reviewing these materials remember that the exams are open-book / open-notes exams.


    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 1
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    That Sugar Film
     Week 1 Video details
     

    Week 1
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Introduction / Orientation
    Meet Your Professor
    Week 1 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 1
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
     Week 1 Readings details
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 1
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    What is longest word ever to appear in all of literature?

    longest word

    Answer

    Week 2
     
    "Omnivorousness: Defining Food"
    9 - 15 June 2024
    envelope

    AF What's Happening Week 2? (.pdf)

    Students in the past have commented that there is TOO MUCH INFORMATION available on the class WebSites.

    Yes, there is a lot of information, no doubt about it, and it can be confusing at first. It might be helpful to orient yourself from your HomePage. Most of the important information links are contained on that page.

    REM: Links on screenshots are not “hot” (active)
    Screenshot of Moodle Main and Side Panels
    ~
    Have a look at . . .

     Anthropology of Food Discussions

    Sample Answers / Responses w / Grades


     UMD Grading Policies

    and if you have any questions about the points
    or about grading in general . . . ask

    s2024 Live Chat for Picking a Project Topic
    Week 3, Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 7:00-8:00 CDT Sign in on Canvas.

    These are optional. If you can not make them live e-mail or e-Zoom.


    su2024 Wk 4 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points) due by Sunday, 30 June 2024

     

     

    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 2
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    The Truth about Fat
     Week 2 Video details
     

    Week 2
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Better Brain Health: We Are What We Eat
     Week 2 Video details
     

    Week 2
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Main Characteristics of Anthropology: The Four Fields of Anthropology
    Week 2 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 2
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 2
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~


    Week 2 First Question


    What would Willie Nelson's Last Supper be?

    One what?


    Willie Nelson

      Answer


    Week 2 Second Question

    What were the American frontiersman Kit Carson's Last Words?


     This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him.

    "This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him." -- Kit Carson, Wikipedia

    Answer


    Have a look at MyPlate
     
    MyPlate (as of 2 June 2011 replaced MyPyramid which on 19 April 2005 replaced The Food Guide Pyramid)

    MyPlate
    New USDA food pyramid.
    Old USDA food pyramid.

      WebPage

     Nutrition label.


    USDA Food Guide Pyramid (.pptx)
    [updated in 2005, then replaced by MyPlate in 2011]


    Federal Agencies Regulating Food (.pptx)
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    Week 3
     
    "Settled Ingredients:
    Domestic Food Production"

    Diet and Human Evolution
    Prehistory of Food and Subsistence

    Food in Historical Perspectives: Dietary Revolutions
    16 - 22 June 2024
    envelope

    AF What's Happening Week 3? (.pdf)

    s2024 Live Chat for Picking a Project Topic
    Week 3, Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 7:00-8:00 CDT Sign in on Canvas.

    These are optional. If you can not make them live e-mail or e-Zoom.

    su2024 Wk 4 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points) due by Sunday, 30 June 2024


    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 3
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Did Cooking Make Us Human?
    Week 3 Video details
     

    Week 3
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Desert People

    Extreme Cuisine (short features)

    Week 3 Video details
     

    Week 3
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Main Characteristics of Anthropology: Culture as a primary concep
    Week 3 Slides details
     

    Week 3
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Main Characteristics of Anthropology: Comparative Method as a major approach
    Week 3 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 3
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 3
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    The human brain encodes what three factors in processing nouns?

    the human brain

    Answer

    Why, in Austria, is a Wiener schnitzel protected by law,
    but a Weiner würst is not protected?




     Wikimedia: Kobako

     
    Answer

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    Week 4
     
    "Mobile Ingredients: Global Food Production"
    23 - 29 July 2024
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    AF What's Happening Week 4? (.pdf)

    This Week . . .
         
    1.   read the "What's Happening Week 4?" Memo (above)
    2.   have a look at the video
    3.   read the assigned readings
    4.   catch up on your assignments
    5.   review for the Midterm Exam, and
    6.   work on your Project, and
    7.   (optional) peruse the WebPages (below)
    Ketchup
    catch up / review / preview


    Notes:

    Review for the Midterm Exam


    su2024 Wk 4 Midterm Exam Submitted Question Due by Sunday, 23 June 2024

    Early next week you can review the questions and my comments there, and use them as study questions

    Have a look at the information on your class project, which you can find at
    <http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afproject.html#title>.

    Your class project is a short presentation plus your term paper on your research


    xxx

     

    Review Check List

    Hunting / Gathering / Foraging
    and the Emergence of Food Production

    • Hunter-Gathering / Foraging

      • Demographic Issues of Foragers
      • Social, Political, and Ideological Features of Foragers
      • Diet and Health of Foragers
      • Food Preferences of Foragers
      • Nutrition and Health of Foragers

    • Horticulture

      • Social, Political, and Ideological Features of Horticulturalists
      • Diet and Health of Horticulturalists

    • Pastoralism

      • Social, Political, and Ideological Features of Pastoralism
      • Diet and Health of Pastoralists

    • Intensive Agriculture

      • Social, Political, and Ideological Features of Intensive Agriculture

    • Contemporary Peasant Societies

      • The Transition to Market Economies


    Resources

    Texts:

    • Eating Culture, Ch. 2, "Settled Ingredients: Domestic Food Production"

    • Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

      • Ch. 15 "The forager"
      • Ch. 16 "The omnivore's dilemma"
      • Ch. 17 "The ethics of eating animals"
      • Ch. 18 "Hunting: the meat"
      • Ch. 19 "Gathering: the fungi"
      • Ch. 20 "The perfect meal"

    Videos:

    • Desert People

    • Did Cooking Make Us Human?

    • National Geographic "Extreme Cuisine" Video Clips

    Slide Decks:

    "Hunter-Gathering or Foraging"

    "Horticulture"  Horticulture WebPage (optional resources)

    "Pastoralism"

    Pastoralism WebPage (optional resources)

    "Intensive Agriculture"


    Contemporary Peasant Societies

    Review "Food in Historical Perspective: Dietary Revolutions"


    Where Do Cuisines Come From?





    Adorno

    Netsilik man hunting.
    Hunting seal on the Spring Ice


    [Research does not support the folk etymology of "Eskimo" as "eaters of raw meat"]



    Nepal girl with yak_100.
    Girl with baby yak
    Nepal



    Nepal girl with yak_100.
    Yak milking

    Tibet

    Tehuacan maize.

    Prehistoric Maize
    Tehuacán
    , Mexico


    Aztec statuary of a male figure holding a cacao pod.
    Aztec Cacao Sculpture


    Azted feast.
    Aztec Feast
    Maize god.
    Maize God
    Temple 22
    A.D. 680-750
    Copán, Honduras
    Neandertal hunter.

    Neandertal Hunter
     

    Indians harvesting wild rice near Brainerd, 1905

    Harvesting wild rice near Brainerd.
    Photograph Collection, Postcard, 1905
    Visual Resources Database
    Minnesota Historical Society
    Location No. E97.32W r9 Negative No. 38616

    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.



    This week our initial focus is the
    controlled comparison—

    Chinese : Buddhism : Food
    in China and Malaysia

    On-line
    in Taste of China, Part 2,
    "
    Food for Body and Spirit"

    we have a look at
    a Chinese Taoist temple
    and Buddhist Slow Food
    and Locavorism
    which has a thousand year history . . .

    In Taste of China, Part 2,"Food for Body and Spirit" we see
    how food holds a part of Chinese culture together . . .

    We see
    how food tears apart a major segment of Chinese culture in Malaysia . . .
    in the video
    The Pig Commandments


    Week 4
      VIDEO EXPLORATIONS . . .
    (program)
    The Pig Commandments
    Taste of China, Part 2, 
    "Food for Body and Spirit"
    Week 4 Video details
     

    Week 4
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    The Biocultural Framework
    Nutritional Status
    Human Nutrient Needs

    Week 4 Slides details
     

    Week 4
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Diet and Human Evolution
    Week 4 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 4
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
     


    su2024 Wk 5 Project formal Promissory Abstract and Working Bibliography (up to 20 points) due by Sunday, 7 July 2024 (submit them together)


    ~
     
    Week 4
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    How do you say "blueberry pie" in Ojibwa / Chippewa?

     Woman and Blueberries, Parick DesJarlait, 1971

    Woman and Blueberries.
    Creator: Patrick DesJarlait (1912-1972)
    Art Collection, Watercolor, 1971
      Visual Resources Database
     Minnesota Historical Society
    Location No. AV1979.211 Negative No. 30610


      Answer




    MIDTERM EXAM


    Information on the Midterm Exam
    [click ↑ here]

    su2024 Wk 5 The LIVE CHAT for the Anthropology of Food Midterm Exam will be Tuesday, 2 July 2024, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

    su2024 Wks 4-5 the Anthropology of Food Midterm Exam will be available from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, 27 June 2024 to 11:59 p.m. (10:00 p.m. starting time), Wednesday, 03 July 2024

    NOTE: There will be at least one question in the pool from each of the assigned videos from Weeks 1-5, so be sure not to miss watching them.

    Video Listings: <https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afvideo_schedule.html#week01>

    su2024 Wk 4 Midterm Exam Submitted Question Due by Sunday, 23 June 2024

    Early next week you can review the questions and my comments there, and use them as study questions



    Week 5
     
    "Cooks and Kitchens"

    Hunter-Gathering or Foraging, and the Emergence of Food Production

    Food and Religion

    and Midterm Preparations

    30 June - 6 July 2024
    envelope

    AF What's Happening Week 5? (.pdf)


    Review for the Midterm Exam


     
    xxx

    su2024 Wk 5 Project formal Promissory Abstract and Working Bibliography (up to 20 points) due by Sunday, 7 July 2024 (submit them together)



    peruse:
    "Extreme Cuisine"

    Entomophagy WebPage
    (optional resource)

     Durian.

    Durian

     
    video: Durian

    peruse:
     Anthropophagy

    See this Week 's Forums

    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 5
      VIDEO EXPLORATIONS . . .
    (program)
    Soul Food Junkies
    Two Fat Ladies
    Week 5 Video details
     

    Week 5
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Two Fat Ladies
    Week 5 Slides details
     

     Week 5
     SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Sherri A. Inness,
    Secret Ingredients: Race, Gender, and Class at the Dinner Table
    Week 5 Slides details
     

    Week 5
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Obesity and on Eating Disorders . . .
    The "Obesity Epidemic"
    Week 5 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 5
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 5
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    If you had to eat a human, which body part should you pick first?

    arm sandwich

    Photo by Paul Garnier/via Getty Images and PBS

     Answer

     


    Week 6
     
    Midterm Exam
    and after the exam . . .
    "Recipes and Dishes"
    7 - 13 July 2024
    envelope
     
    AF What's Happening Week 6? (.pdf)


    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 6
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Food Design
    Week 6 Video details
     

    Week 6
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    "Soup"
    Week 6 Video details
     

     Week 6
     SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Holism
    Week 6 Slides details
     

     Week 6
     SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Fieldwork
    Week 6 Slides details
     

    Week 6
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    "Other Important Terms"
    Week 6 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 6
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 6
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    How many gallons of sap does it take to make one gallon of maple syrup?

    Mrs. John Mink collecting maple sap, Mille Lacs, 1925

    Mrs. John Mink collecting maple sap, Mille Lacs.
    Creator: Kenneth M. Wright Studios
    Photograph Collection, 1925
      Visual Resources Database
     Minnesota Historical Society
    Location No. E97.32M p12 Negative No. 5000-A

     Answer

     


    What was the average consumption of potatoes per person in Ireland before the great potato famine of 1845?

    Ireland Famine Memorial, Dublin

    Answer

    Week 7
     
    "Eating-In: Commensality and Gastro-Politics"

    Midterm Exam Review
    14 - 20 July 2024
    envelope
     
    AF What's Happening Week 7? (.pdf)

     

    su2024 Wk 7 Final Exam Submitted Question due by 11:59 p.m.Wednesday, 17 July 2024.



    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 7
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Under Contract:
    Farmers and the Fine Print
    Week 7 Video details
     

    Week 7
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Food Revolutions: A Little Background
    Food Revolutions: Neolithic / Agricultural
    Was the "invention" of agriculture all a huge mistake?
    Week 7 Slides details
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 7
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
    Week 7
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    In what region of Italy do Italians traditionally eat spaghetti with meatballs?

    (It's tricky, like eating long spaghetti with a fork.)

     spaghetti and meatballs

     Answer
     

    su2024 Wk 7 (optional) Extra Credit Paper(s) due by Sunday, 21 July 2024

    AVISO: Late Extra Credit Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?
    NOTE: The Canvas Gradebook entry for Extra Credit requires that “out of zero” be used when setting up an Extra Credit assignment.

     

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    Week 8
     
    "Eating-Out and Gastronom"
    21 - 26 July 2024
    envelope

    AF What's Happening Week 8? (.pdf)

    AF End of Term Message (Grades) (.pdf)

    Week 8
     
    The End . . . and The Future

    Focus: Wrapping it All Up

    Summary / Review

    Student Presentations

    Course Evaluations

    Final Exam Notes

    The Future of Food
     
    envelope

     Wrapping it up

    For Week's Activities see Canvas

    These include items like Discussion (Forum) postings on timely issues, video evaluation feedback, Live Chats (for exam prep and project information), making up exam questions, Project information (on term Presentation and Term Paper), and (from time to time) other activities.

    Week 8
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Vegan
    Week 8 Video details
     

    Week 8
      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    HRH King Charles III on the Future of Food
    Week 8 Video details
     

    Week 8
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Food Revolutions: The Search for Spices
    Food Revolutions: The Industrial Revolution
    Food Revolutions: The Scientific Revolution
    Week 8 Slides details
     

    Week 8
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Student Presentations
     


    REM: Review Student Presentations


    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
    Week 8
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .

    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
     
     
    Week 8
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~
    What do Italian biscotti (biscotti di Prado) and German zwiebach have in common?

    Biscotti
     
    Bergischer Zwieback der Bergischen Kaffetafel in Radevormwald, Kottmannshausen 1.
    German zwiebach
     
    Italian biscotti

    Answer
     

    su2024 Wk 8 Term Paper (up to 400 points) due by Wednesday, 24 July 2024.

    AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?


     

    FINAL EXAM


    Information on the Final Exam 
    [click here]

    su2024 Wk 8 The LIVE CHAT for the Anthropology of Food Final Exam will be Tuesday, 23 July 2024, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

    su2024 Wk 8 The Anthropology of Food Final Exam will be available from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, 25 July 2024, until 11:59 p.m., Friday, 26 July 2024.
    NOTE: There will be at least one question in the pool from each of the assigned videos since the Midterm Exam, so be sure not to miss watching them.

    Video Listings: <https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afvideo_schedule.html#week06>

    su2024 Wk 7 Final Exam Submitted Question due by 11:59 p.m.Wednesday, 17 July 2024.

    su2024 Wk 8 The LIVE CHAT for the Anthropology of Food Final Exam will be Tuesday, 23 July 2024, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    su2024 Wk 8 The Anthropology of Food Final Exam will be available from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, 25 July 2024, until 11:59 p.m., Friday, 26 July 2024.
    NOTE: There will be at least one question in the pool from each of the assigned videos since the Midterm Exam, so be sure not to miss watching them.

    Video Listings: <https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anthfood/afvideo_schedule.html#week06>
    ~





    su2024 Final Evaluation due on-line by the last day of the term, Friday, 26 July 2024.
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     Lady Justice (Iustitia, the Roman Goddess of Justice).
    Course Evaluation
    On-line from IT


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    Evaluations are important to me, the Department Head, and the Dean, as well as everyone in our Department.

    Please fill out the online Student Rating of Teaching (SRT)  carefully. 

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    "Gastro-Anomie: Global Indigestion?"

    Obesity, Anorexia, and Related Problems: An Introduction



     Dying to be thin.
    "Dying to be thin"

    UMD National Eating Disorders Week Poster.
      National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

     "After a short stay in America, Michelangelo's David.
    "After a short stay in America, Michelangelo's David
    has been returned to Europe"


    REM:
    COURSE STRUCTURE
    ANTH 3888 Anthropology of Food
    consists of three main segments:

      I Orientation and Background  
          Introduction  
          Basic Concepts  
          History  
          Theory  
          Methods and Techniques  
      II Explorations  
          Comparative / Cross-Cultural  
          Holistic (holism slides.pptx)  
          Ethnographic Case Studies from the Real World: Real People . . . Real Places from Around the Globe  
      III Student Presentations on Term Research Project


    The Course in a Nutshell

    COURSE CONTENT
    primarily comes from the following sources . . .
       
     AF  1.0
  • "SUNDAY MEMO" for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  2.0
  • VIDEO EXPLORATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  3.0
  • SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  4.0
  • READINGS for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  5.0
  • OTHER ASSIGNMENT INFORMATION . . .
  •    
     AF  6.0
  • MIDTERM AND FINAL EXAMS . . .
  •    
     AF  7.0
  • RESEARCH PROJECT for the term . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF  8.0
  • DISCUSSIONS . . . including your personal experiences
  •    
     AF  9.0
  • (optional) FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
  •    
     AF 10.0
  • (optional) EXTRA CREDIT . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF 11.0
  • OTHER (optional) . . .
  •      
  • IN-THE-NEWS . . .
  • Course Structure
         

    PLEASE NOTE:

    Both the Midterm Exam and Final Exam are open-book/open-notes essay exams.

    So there should be very little work and effort spent on memorizing facts, other than, perhaps, where to go to find the information you are looking for.

    More Information on Exams: Midterm / Final

     

    Review Check List



    Hunger and Obesity in Global Perspective

    • What is Meant by Hunger and Malnutrition / Undernourishment?

      • Nutritional Quality of Food
      • Types of Undernutrition
      • Micronutrient Malnutrition
      • Measuring Protein–Energy Malnutrition (PEM)

    • What Are the Causes of Undernourishment and Malnutrition?

      • The Factors Influencing Adequate Nutrition
        • Food Availability

    • Who Are the Hungry and Malnourished?

      • Education
      • Household Distribution
      • Entitlements
      • Food Sufficiency

        • The Factors in the Food Sufficiency Equation
          • Population
          • Food Production
          • Women in Agriculture

      • Self-Sufficiency and National Food Security
      • Food Aid and Trade

        • Decrease Food Aid to Other Countries
        • Trade Imbalances
        • Food Aid as Food Subsidy
    • Obesity / Overweight in Children

    • Projections for the Future?

    • Commercialization of Agriculture and Household Food Security of Small Farmers

      • Land Distribution and Agrarian Reform
      • Credit, Marketing, and Price Systems
      • Agricultural Research and Extension
      • Income
        • Alleviating Poverty and Redistributing Income
      • Protecting Food Crop Production
      • Land Tenure
      • Health and Sanitation
      • The Role of Biotechnology

    • Postscript: Legacy / Consequences of the Agricultural Revolution

      Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food


    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

    What does "Häagen-Dazs" mean?

    1. "Happy Days"
    2. "High Life"
    3. "Danish Delight"
    4. It's a Family Name
    5. Absolutely Nothing

    Answer


     

    "Local Digestion: Making the Global at Home"
    and
    Soul Food Junkies
    and
    Booyah
    and
    The Two Fat Ladies

    xxx
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Units of Analysis
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    Is Former President Obama's Chili a Winner?

    President Obama

     Answer

    Former President Trump " . . . by all accounts, is not all that interested in food"

    Donald Trump Is The Fast-Food President -- David Jamieson, HuffPost (05 August 2017)

    Donald Trump as foodie in chief -- , POLITICO (16 January 2017)

    This Is What Joe Biden Really Eats -- mashed (14 August 2020)

    Biden ditched Obama's apples and Trump's Diet Coke button for salt water taffy from Delaware: 'He has the tastes of a 5-year-old' -- Insider (24 May 2021)

     
     

    "
    Epilogue: Leftovers to Takeaway"

    Primer on Presentations and Term Papers

    The Language of Food


    Primer on Presentations and Term Papers



    Student Presentations

    Your Presentation is due on-line


    Have a look at the other Students' Presentations

    xxx
    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~
    How much water does it take to grow a hamburger?

    cheezeburger

     Answer


    How far do you have to run to burn off a burger?

    cheezeburger

     Answer


     
     

    "
    Epilogue: Leftovers to Takeaway"

    Primer on Presentations and Term Papers

    The Language of Food

     


      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Three Major Perennial Debates
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    How big is a modern industrial fish trawler net compared to the UMD Administration Building?

    Trawler in Skagen Harbor, northern Denmark.

    Answer


     
    Term Paper Writing Review

    Term Paper Review

    eeeeeee
    Ketchup
    catch up / review / preview
    xxx
      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    EU Chocolate Wars: A Run-up to Scaling
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    Are you really what you eat?

    You are what you eat

    Answer


    ~
     
    Student Presentations


    REM: Review Student Presentations

    ~
    The EU Chocolate Wars: A Run-up to Scaling
    (time permitting)
    (.pptx)
    Cadbury
    Chocolate bar 88%.
    Cholate bar 99%.

      chocolate

     

      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    REVIEW: Three Major Perennial Debates
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)

    Review for Final Exam
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    tba
    Answer


    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)

    Review for Final Exam
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    How many pounds of anchovies
    does it take to produce one pound of fish-farmed salmon?

    Still Life with Anchovies, 1972, Antonio Sicurezza

    Still Life with Anchovies, 1972
      Antonio Sicurezza

     Wikipedia

    Answer


     
     
    Final Exam Week


      VIDEO EXPLORATION . . .
    (program)
    Review for Final Exams
     

      SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
    (.pptx)
    Review for Final Exams
     

    Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food
     
      READINGS FOR THE WEEK . . .
    (assignments)

    Review for Final Exam
      Omnivore's Dilemma text. The Language of Food
    ~
     
      FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
     
    ~

    Answer


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    What can I do with a degree in Anthropology?




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    "Academic dishonesty tarnishes UMD's reputation and discredits the accomplishments of students. UMD is committed to providing students every possible opportunity to grow in mind and spirit. This pledge can only be redeemed in an environment of trust, honesty, and fairness. As a result, academic dishonesty is regarded as a serious offense by all members of the academic community. In keeping with this ideal, this course will adhere to UMD's Student Academic Integrity Policy, which can be found at [http://www.d.umn.edu/conduct/integrity/Academic_Integrity_Policy.htm] . This policy sanctions students engaging in academic dishonesty with penalties up to and including expulsion from the university for repeat offenders." — UMD Educational Policy Committee, Jill Jensen, Chair (08/16/2007)

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    AVISO!

    A Note on Extra Credit Papers

    Failure to comply with the above codes and standards when submitting an Extra Credit paper will result in a penalty commensurate with the lapse, up to and including an F final grade for the course, and, at a minimum, a reduction in total points no fewer than the points available for the Extra Credit project. The penalty will not simply be a zero for the project, and the incident will be reported to the UMD Academic Integrity Officer in the Office of Student and Community Standards.

     

    A Note on "Cutting and Pasting" without the Use of Quotation Marks
    (EVEN IF you have a citation to the source somewhere in your paper)

    If you use others' words and/or works you MUST so indicate that with the use of quotation marks. Failure to use quotation marks to indicate that the materials are not of your authorship constitutes plagiarism—even if you have a citation to the source elsewhere in your paper/work.

    Patterned failure to so indicate that the materials are not of your own authorship will result in an F grade for the course.

    Other instances of improper attribution will result in a 0 (zero) for the assignment (or a reduction in points equal to the value of an Extra Credit paper), and a reduction of one grade in the final grade of the course.

    All incidents will be reported to the UMD Academic Integrity Officer in the Office of Student and Community Standards as is required by University Policy.



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