GDAR1026
Food, Culture and Society

GDAR1026
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1026 HMW (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GDAR1026 introduces students to central issues of food culture through a range of theoretical approaches drawn from the Humanities and Social Sciences. Through critically evaluating the practices of food production, distribution and consumption, the course aims to engage students in an informed discussion about their relationship to food in local and global contexts.

What do the students say about this course?

課程內容十分有趣而且發人深省。例如介紹我們的飲食習慣是否環保︰吃非時令蔬菜會增加外地進口蔬菜,增加碳排放,甚至使用更多農藥,對環境造成傷害;眼闊肚窄製造了多少廚餘,然而社會上卻仍有很多人三餐不溫飽,如何減少廚餘,處理廚餘,也是與飲食文化和社會有關的議題。

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Year 3 student from SOSC

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.