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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

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Today is Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 15:47 (03:47 PM) CDT, day 170 of 2024
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  5.0 Other (check Canvas   6.0 Exams: Midterm / Final   7.0 Project   8.0 Discussion   

All readings are from the textbooks listed on the Class Textbook WebPage

REM: The Midterm Exam and the Final Exam are open-book / open-notes exams

Before you begin to look at the textbooks,
see the note about the exams on the Class Textbook WebPage


   

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Week 1
3 - 8 June 2024


Introduction to Anthropology / Orientation to the Course:
"Setting the Anthropological Table"

     
 
  • Eating Culture, Second Edition, Gillian Crowther

    • PROLOGUE, "SETTING THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL TABLE"
    • Page through the Glossary on pp. 301-312 and familiarize yourelf with the terms
  •  Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

    INTRODUCTION: "Our National Eating Disorder", pp. 1-11.

 
   

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Week 2
9 - 15 June 2024

"Omnivorousness: Defining Food"


     
   
   

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Week 3
16 - 22 June 2024

"Settled Ingredients: Domestic Food Production"
Hunting / Gathering / Foraging and the Emergence of Food Production

     
   
   

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Week 4
23 - 29 June 2024

"Mobile Ingredients: Global Food Production"

     
 
  •  Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

    • Industrial Meal: Ch. 7 "The Meal: Fast Food", pp. 109-119

  • The Language of Food, Dan Jurafsky

    • Ch. 2 "Entrée", pp. 21-34
    • Ch. 3 "From Sikbāj to Fish and Chips", pp. 35-48
 
     
 


Review for 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

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>

 
   

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Week 5
30 June - 6 July 2024

"Cooks and Kitchens"

     
 
  •  Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

    • Industrial Organic Meal: Ch. 9 "Big Organic", pp. 173-184

  • The Language of Food, Dan Jurafsky

    • Ch. 4 "Ketchup, Cocktails, and Pirates", pp. 49-63
    • Ch. 5 "A Toast to Toast", pp. 64-77

 
   

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Week 6
7 - 13 July 2024

"Recipes and Dishes"

     
 

For after the Midterm Exam

  •  Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

    • Local Sustainable Meal: Ch. 14 "Grass Fed", pp. 262-273

  • The Language of Food, Dan Jurafsky

    • Ch. 6 "Who Are You Calling a Turkey?", pp. 78-91
    • Ch. 7 "Sex, Drugs, and Sushi Rolls", pp. 92-106
 
   
 
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Week 7
8 - 13 July 2024

"Eating-In: Commensality and Gastro-Politics"


     
 
  •  Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

    • Hunter-Gatherer Meal: Ch. 20 "The Perfect Meal", pp. 391-411

  • The Language of Food, Dan Jurafsky

    • Ch. 8 "Potato Chips and the Nature of the Self", pp. 107-116
    • Ch. 9 "Salad, Salsa, and the Flour of Chivalry", pp. 117-129

 
   

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Week 8
21 - 26 July 2024

"Eating-Out and Gastronomy"


     
 
  • Eating Culture, Second Edition, Gillian Crowther

    Ch. 7 EATING-OUT AND GASTRONOMY

  • The Language of Food, Dan Jurafsky

    • Ch. 12 "Does This Name Make Me Sound Fat? Why Ice Cream and Crackers Have Different Names", pp. 159-170
    • Ch. 13 "Why the Chinese Don't Have Dessert", pp. 171-185

 
     
 

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

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