This course presents an overview of the cultural dimensions of food preparation, consumption and rituals. It focuses on how people use food to define themselves as individuals, groups or whole societies and in intimate relations with the natural world and with each other. It also examines how culture is transmitted and preserved through food.
No prerequisite.
This course introduces the major methodological and theoretical issues between the social and technological domains. It deals with the impact of information technologies specially. It also covers the cyber-cultural imaginary and major technical systems designs.
No prerequisite.