Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ANT2014: Cultures: Food
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
What is food and how do anthropologists study it?
Food and the Making and Unmaking of Bodies
Commensality and Social Bodies
Food in Diaspora
The Birth of Agriculture and its Industrialization
Famine, Food Poverty, Food Security and the State
Trade and the Globalization of Agriculture and Food
Food safety and sustainability
Alternatives Food Systems:
Food as Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Heritage
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity||22||2 hour weekly lecture/seminar|
|Guided Independent Study||55||11 x 5 hours readings for tutorials (2.5 hours per reading x 2 per tutorial)|
|Guided Independent Study||27||Preparing response papers|
|Guided Independent Study||46||Course essay preperation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).