2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Jul 21, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELST 372 - Judaism, Justice, and Food

(Also listed as ENVSC 372)
Credits: 4
An exploration of the relationship between food, justice, and Jewish identities. Students learn about Jewish ethnic, cultural, and religious history as they explore the complex justice issues related to food. Students investigate all aspects of food production including growing, processing, cooking, and eating as they relate to issues of race, gender, religion, class, and sexuality. Students examine Jewish biblical dietary laws, rabbinic regulations, and modern kosher cookbooks to understand the formation and flexibility of Jewish food systems.

Prerequisite: None

Distribution Requirements: HE, PD.

This course counts as Humanities for the purpose of satisfying the College distribution requirement for students who matriculated before Fall 2016.