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C LIT 251 B: Introduction To Comparative Literature: Themes

Food in Comics

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Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
CMU 226
SLN: 
11829
Instructor:
José Alaniz

Syllabus Description:

Food in Comics

This course samples classic and recent comics works from around the world devoted to food: growing it, making it, slaughtering it, preparing it, dressing it, serving it, obsessing over it,  and, of course, eating it! Discussions and lecture will cover such related matters as economics, agriculture, service work, food disorders and cross-cultural cuisine, as well as the specific challenges/rewards of representing food in comic art across several genres and national traditions. Come get served!

 

All readings in English translation. 

Additional Details:

This course samples classic and recent comics works from around the world devoted to food: growing it, making it, slaughtering it, preparing it, dressing it, serving it, obsessing over it,  and, of course, eating it! Discussions and lecture will cover such related matters as economics, agriculture, service work, food disorders and cross-cultural cuisine, as well as the specific challenges/rewards of representing food in comic art across several genres and national traditions. Come get served!

All readings in English translation.  

Catalog Description: 
Reading and analyzing literature based upon rotating themes such as love, sex, and murder, haunted houses, and dreams and memory. Selections drawn from European, English, and American literature, not limited to period and genre.
Department Requirements Met: 
Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
September 13, 2016 - 9:12pm
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