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CS92PROD
From Tea to Connecticut Rolls: Defining Japanese Culture Through Food
CEAS 210
Fall 2017
Section: 01  

This course explores Japanese food traditions as a site in which cultural values are sought, contested, and disseminated for national consumption. Through an examination of various components of Japan's culinary practices such as the tea ceremony, sushi, whaling, and fusion cuisines, we uncover the aesthetics, religious beliefs, politics, environmental issues, and intercultural exchange that characterize Japanese history.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CEAS
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Lang/Lit/F)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-20-2018
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