LAA 552. Foodways: Latin America. 3 Hours H.

This course explores traditional foods, ways of eating, and cultural significance of food among peoples of Latin America. The course surveys the vast array of flora in Central and South America and the Caribbean, and focuses on issues of environmental protection, bioethics, food security, and the growth of farming and ranching. The class studies the impact that foods such as maize, potatoes and cacao have had globally, and includes African, Asian, and European influences on Latin cuisine, as well as health problems associated with dietary changes. (Same as HIST 512, HWC 552, and ISP 552.) Prerequisite: Upper division course on Latin America or permission of the instructor. LEC.

Minor in Latino/a Studies

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...LAA 100 Latin American Culture and Society LAA...the U.S.: AMS 552 Public Service in...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

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...LAA 334 Indigenous Traditions of Latin America LAA...by AMS 551 , AMS 552 , or AMS 553...

Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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...in Africa WGSS/ANTH/LAA 665 Women, Health...Communication and Gender COMS 552 The Rhetoric of...