“Food is communicative.”
“Food breeds memories.”
“You had me at brunch!”
We’re thinking a lot about what makes food so important in AMST 375: Food in America. The course explores the foodways of the United States by intricately studying history through its accompanying food voices.
To critically study the past while placing their own identities into the contemporary conversation around foodways, Professor Marcie Cohen Ferris asked students to delve deeper with a food diary assignment. Through an essay, a week of food documentation and photos, students share why food plays a role in their lives. Dig into their stories on our blog: amst375.tumblr.com