ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD

First cycle degree in SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF GASTRONOMY AND CATERING (Ord. 2008) (discontinued)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: MICHELA ZAGO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: None.
Examination methods: Oral examination.
Course unit contents: According to the historico-religious and anthropological perspective, the course focuses on food behaviours from antiquity to the contemporary world, with special attention to: the taxonomies, interdictions and choices of food in relation to cultural and religious models; the relationship between human and divine food and between food and social body; food as a constitutive element of the creation and reproduction of local, regional and national identities; the notions of taste and distaste.