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Global Foodways

The World Affairs Signature Series 2018-2019 will be Global Foodways!

A year of courses and events for understanding the global meanings of food featuring courses in anthropology, biology, Chinese, environmental and sustainability studies, exercise science, French, health, history, Italian, religion, sociology, Southern studies, Spanish, Russian, and women’s and gender studies.

Exciting events, including tastings, cooking demonstrations, lectures and discussions, film screenings, and theatrical performances will bridge the local and the international to focus on: Community of the Table | Sustainable Eating Practices | Historical and Political Perspectives on Food

Fostering a College-wide conversation about food in the context of Sustainability Literacy.

For more information, contact Dr. Lauren Ravalico, Director of Global Foodways: ravalicold@cofc.edu

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Global Foodways and Creekside Women Join Forces at MUSC
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 3:34 pm
On Tuesday November 13th, members of Creekside Women’s Club of Mount Pleasant and Global Foodways gathered to serve homemade international cuisine to the families of critically ill children at MUSC. Delectable dishes such as Italian polenta, Korean scallion pancakes, and Chinese vegetarian dumplings were served, providing a diverse and colorful table of food to relieve … Continue reading Global Foodways and Creekside Women Join Forces at MUSC
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What is Global Foodways?
Posted on 16 October 2018 | 3:55 pm
Global Foodways is the 2018-2019 World Affairs Signature Series sponsored by the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs and South Carolina Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.  The series features College of Charleston courses taught in 16 different … Continue reading What is Global Foodways?
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