Italian Food and Culture

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Food and Culture

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    European Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This interdisciplinary course will examine the relationship between food and culture in contemporary Italian society through a variety of readings, class discussions and personal and practical experiences. The course will also consider, from historical and cultural studies perspectives, how Italian cuisine has become a staple around the world and particularly in the U.S., comparing the culture and politics of food in Italy to that of the U.S. Students will undertake a group-learning project around Rome that will enhance their classroom experience.

Course Disclaimer

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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